Job Overview

Assistant Accountant

Location: London, England Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Type: Permanent Contact: Andrew Mackay
Posted: about 1 month ago

Working for a Global Asset Manager with circa $550 billion in assets under management. With forward-looking perspective and expertise in equities, fixed-income, alternatives and multi-asset strategies.

Their UK Finance team requires a bright and diligent Assistant Accountant to join the team help prepare and deliver month end tasks - assist in the production of Financial Statements, run AP payments for UK & EMEA, provide variance analytics and help prepare financial statements. You will be supporting the VP Finance, General Ledger Accountant & European CFO

· Assist with the preparation of the statutory accounts for FRS102 financial statements for four UK legal entities, including gathering support and working calculations.
· Liaise with the external auditors at interim and final audit and take responsibility for managing parts of the audit.
· Monitoring balance sheet reconciliations and undertake investigative work to provide commentary on variances and identify issues when they arise.
· Run GBP and foreign Accounts Payable payments on a fortnightly basis, acting as a point of contact for vendor & internal relationships.
· Month end tasks including prepayments, accruals, depreciation calculations & journals.
· Other ad hoc tasks
· Network with internal partners to learn about the company and share indirect tax information
· Participate in special projects

What you'll need:
* ACCA, CIMA, ACA part qualified studying accountant with Financial Accounting / Month End experience
* Solid Excel knowledge (v-lookups and pivot tables)
* Good attention to detail and works to a high standard
* Clear and concise communicator
* Strong work ethic, desire to learn and develop at an asset management firm

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.