Assistant Accountant

Job details

Posted Friday 17 May 2024
Salary £40,000-£45,000
Location London
Job type Permanent
Reference 3311
Recruiter Name Harry McCaffrey
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Assistant Accountant – London (Hybrid) £40000 - £45000

Our Client

Our client is a leading provider of transport services, with a strong commitment to safety, performance, and environmental sustainability. They are dedicated to providing exceptional services while ensuring every team member feels valued and fulfilled.

The Role

As an Assistant Accountant, you will play a crucial role within the finance team, with responsibilities including:

•    Financial Reporting: Ensuring efficient, accurate, and timely accounting of transactions, including routine month-end reports.
•    Journal Preparation: Handling journal entries, validating monthly entries, and preparing ad hoc manual journals as needed.
•    Balance Sheet Management: Preparing key reconciliations for items like revenue, fixed assets, and leases.
•    Process Optimisation: Collaborating with team members to refine transaction processes for optimal efficiency.

About You

You are a driven, part-qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with ambitions to complete your qualifications and advance within the finance industry. Your proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including the use of lookup formulas and pivot tables, equips you to handle complex financial data effectively. You possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail, thrive in team environments, and are accustomed to meeting tight deadlines. Excellent communication skills enable you to interact confidently with both finance and non-finance colleagues. Additionally, you are comfortable with a hybrid working model and can commit to being on-site for at least three days each week.

What You Will Receive in Return

Joining their team offers a unique opportunity to grow professionally in a supportive and dynamic environment. You will receive a competitive salary and benefits package that supports both your professional development and personal well-being. Their hybrid work model provides flexibility, allowing you to balance on-site and remote work. As part of their commitment to your career growth, they offer continuous learning opportunities to help you complete your accounting qualifications and prepare for future leadership roles. You will work in an inclusive culture that values diversity and community connection, contributing significantly to services that make a daily difference in the lives of countless individuals.