Accounts Assistant- Leading Insurance Company

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
21000.00 - 21000.00 GBP Annual + GBP21000/annum
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
27 Feb 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounts assistant
Job description
My client is seeking an accounts assistant to join their Soho-based finance team. Within this role you will provide support predominately across the financial operations of our UK & US entities and will be required to liaise across the business. You will report to the team's management accountants.
You will be joining a hard-working, friendly and young team of 8 people.
The list of duties, but not limited to these, are:
-Preparation of accruals and prepayments for the month end.
-Supervising and helping an AP clerk.
-Accounts preparation for several small companies.
-P/L and B/S variance analysis of small companies.
-B/S reconciliation of various G/L accounts.
-Fixed Asset register maintenance.
-VAT returns preparation on a quarterly basis
-Assisting management accountants.
-Any other ad-hoc duties.
Requirements:
-Good educational background.
-Part qualified with basic to intermediate accounting knowledge.
-Experience of min 2-4 years in accounting departments with exposure to different functions.
-Solid experience in Accounts Payable.
-SAP knowledge preferable, but not essential.
-Experience in a similar role is essential
-Team orientated and strong attention to detail.
-A "can do" attitude and flexible approach.
-Ability to work under pressure