Part-Qualified Assistant Accountant

Permanent
City of London,
£28-30k

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Description

Leading construction company based in the City of London is looking for a bight and ambitious part-qualified Assistant Accountant to join its busy but vibrant Finance team.

Duties

Reporting to the Finance Manager, duties will include:

MONTH END

  • Preparing month management accounts pack including Profit & Loss, ready for review
  • Posting month end journal
  • Accruals, Prepayments, WIP Adjustments
  • Reviewing overhead costs and challenging where necessary

CASH FORECASTING

  • Completing the weekly cash forecast for submission to Group
  • Collating the rolling 3 month forecast from the Quantity Surveyors and comparing these on a weekly basis against the Credit Controller’s forecast – challenging both when required
  • Forecasting when payments are to be made over the following 4 weeks

BUSINESS PLANNING

  • Assisting the Finance Manager and the Commercial Manager with annual budgeting, business planning and 3 year forecasting

AD HOC DUTIES AND PROJECTS AS REQUIRED

This is not a prescribed list of duties and the role is sure to develop over time.

Requirements:

  • Actively studying towards a recognised Accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Some solid finance experience to include some month end experience
  • Can-do attitude, hunger to learn, self-motivated, willingness to go the extra mile – the qualities are key
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills and he ability to mix with people at all levels
  • Team player with an outgoing personality