Accounts Assistant – Investment


  • Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + study support
  • Location: London
  • Contract type: Permanent

Hannah Searle


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020 3056 0277 Email

Do you have 1 year’s experience within property accounts and want to work for one of London’s established property investment companies. Are you looking to study ACCA and need support? If so I’ve got the perfect role for you!! My client is looking for a hardworking, motivation and property driven individual to join their team as an Accounts Assistant.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to develop into a Financial Controller with help from a fully qualified accountant.

The role of the Accounts Assistant will include:

Prepare the following for review by the Head of Finance:

  • Timely entry of financial information into Xero
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Audit schedules
  • Client monies reconciliations
  • Bank account reconciliation
  • Processing of supplier invoices
  • Landlord statement transactions allocation
  • BACs payments

Be actively involved in:

  • Ensuring that as much current reporting and analysis is done in Xero
  • Supporting the Head of Finance on ad hoc projects
  • Liaise with Head of Finance regarding the production of additional reports e.g. office running costs, bills, cars & parking etc.
  • Liaise with utility companies and manage any queries
  • Monitor late rents and chase historic debts
  • Produce quarterly contractor expenditure reports to track amounts spent and revenue generated
  • Filing supplier invoices, sales invoices, bank statements, etc.
  • Compiling list of landlord statements to be prepared by others on a weekly basis
  • Petty cash management, reconciliation and analysis, including processing of staff expenses
  • Credit card statement reconciliation and allocation to appropriate cost centres
  • Organise breakdown of company expenditure for items such as telephony, utilities and petrol consumption for review by CEO
  • Organise currency withdrawals for foreign trips and reconciling expenditure

For this role I’m looking for somebody with the following skills and past experience:

  • Highly literate on all Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Expert user of Xero accounting software and Excel
  • Graduate in Finance or similar
  • Right to work in the UK

The salary for this role is up to £25,000 plus full study support.

If this sounds like a position that you would be interested in and you fit the criteria outlined above, then apply now.

However, if you would like to know more about this role, the responsibilities or the company then feel free to call Hannah Searle at Deverell Smith to discuss further.

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