Assistant Accountant

Posted 02 June 2024
Salary£45000 - £55000 per annum + Study Support, Discretionary Bonus
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Financial Services ​
Contact NameChris Gladwin

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Salary: £45k - £55k + Discretionary Bonus
Location: Central London


We are representing an experienced property development company based in London looking to bring an Assistant Accountant into their team. This role will play a crucial role in their continued growth and have excellent prospects to grow into an FM role for right candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare customer invoices and manage receivables.
  • Assist in maintaining the general ledger by posting journal entries.
  • Reconcile bank statements and monitor short and long-term cash flows.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Support the preparation of budget forecasts and variance analyses.
  • Assist in internal and external audits.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of quarterly financial reports to the external lenders.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of VAT returns and CIS returns.
  • Assist with production of management accounts and statutory financial statements.
  • Code invoices accurately and ensure timely processing.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records.
  • Maintain intercompany loan interest schedules.
  • Provide administrative support and cover to the finance team as needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments to gather financial information.
  • Liaise with external property management company and assist with reviews of client statements and service charge accounts produced by them.
  • Ad-hoc projects and reports to assist with Senior Management decision making.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Part-Qualified and keen to qualify ASAP (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • Ideally a Small Practice or SME Real Estate Business background
  • Willing to get stuck in on a range of duties
  • Experience within similar role
  • Accounting software knowledge
  • Commutable distance to London office

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary up to £55k (DOE)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Study Support
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Healthcare
  • Share Scheme

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