Robert Half

Assistant Accountant

Robert Half
England, London
£14 - £16 per hour + holiday pay
01 May 2018
29 May 2018
Emma Howard
Qualification Level
Graduate, Not qualified, Part qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Robert Half Financial Services are currently working with a FinTech firm in central London helping them source an Assistant Accountant for a 12 month assignment. This role also has the possibility of converting to a permanent Assistant Accountant role.

The company:

This firm is revolutionising the pensions industry. They were founded by experienced finance & technology professionals and has been designed specifically to support UK businesses.

Because of the background of the team- the culture is very much of a FinTech industry. For a Financial Services company, the firm is very relaxed and really promote a happy working environment.

The role:

As the Assistant Accountant, you shall be working within an immediate team of 3 focusing on general Bookkeeping and other ad-hoc tasks.

As Assistant Accountant, main responsibilities will include:
  • Accounts Payable - processing invoices
  • Credit card reconciliations
  • Prepare expenses runs
  • VAT compliance checks on invoices
  • Analysis of accounts payable and process improvements
  • Staff expense claim processing, ensuring compliance with policy
  • Producing periodic debtor/creditor reports and ad hoc reports for management
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of invoices and maintenance of invoice logs
  • Other ad hoc projects

The successful Assistant Accountant should have:
  • Studying for AAT, ACCA or CIMA may be advantageous
  • Confident self-starter with excellent attention to detail
  • Understanding of double entry bookkeeping
  • Some experience of assisting on month end reporting would be advantageous
  • Competent at Excel and NetSuite desirable

Based in Central London.

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