Assistant Accountant

Posted 13 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Finance, Accounting & Audit
Contact NameNick Ellerton

Job description

The Opportunity:

Our client, an International leading financial services firm, distinguished by its innovative solutions and client-based approach in managing diverse portfolios, is looking for an Assistant Accountant based in London, UK.

About You:

  • Be interested in fund accounting and continuing with ACCA qualification / educated to relevant degree level (2:1 and above desirable).
  • Aspiration to build a career in the professional services industry.
  • Preferably, possess at least 1.5+ years of professional accounting work experience.
  • Ability to handle simple accounting transactions and establish enduring professional relationships with clients and teams.
  • Effective communication skills in English, both verbal and written, along with a proactive attitude towards taking ownership and ensuring the quality of output within tight deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create thorough management accounts along with the necessary supporting documents.
  • Compute and handle critical financial components such as loan interest, management fees, and deferred transactions.
  • Record accounting transactions in the accounting software by preparing and posting journals.
  • Supervise various bank-related activities, including reconciliations, payments, and the preparation of checks.
  • Produce quarterly investor reports, draft financial statements, and supervise due diligence and permanent file procedures.