Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 (pro-rata)
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 5491
Contact Name: Ciaran Donaghy
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2019 07:59

Job Description

Are you an aspiring Accountant who has reached a glass ceiling in terms of your development? Do you want to work within a global networked organisation who are truly the world leaders in their field? Are you searching for that next stepping stone in your career? 

If so, I am working on just the role for you. I am representing one of the most reputable global organisations in the Marketing sector as they seek to appoint an Assistant Accountant. Specialising within the Financial Reporting team you will be given a wide array of technical exposure as you add these skills to your arsenal while gaining exposure to senior global stakeholders

Key duties include:

  • Monthly reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts
  • Journal postings as necessary
  • Help implement policies and procedures across the European team, as requested by the Financial Reporting Manager.
  • Monitor business controls in accordance with global policies.
  • Support resolution of inter-company disputes, where appropriate.
  • Propose settlement of relevant/approved inter-company balances.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Part-qualified Accountant (ACCA preferred)
  • At least 2 years experience in a Finance/Accounting role
  • Prior knowledge of a group/shared service function
  • Prior experience of inter-company cash and bank processes
  • Proficient in MS Excel (V-Lookups, Pivot Tables)
So if you are seeking a new opportunity, enjoy the flexibility of a fixed-term contract while adding new skills to your repertoire, all while working in a fast-paced global environment, then this is the role for you. 

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