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Assistant Accountant

Permanent
London,
£30,000 - £40,000

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Description

Halliday Marx have exclusively partnered with an exciting, rapidly expanding Financial Services firm to recruit a new part Qualified Assistant Accountant.

This company are leaders in their field and great to work for. Make no mistake this is a brilliant role for someone looking to qualify in the next year or two. This broad role will offer provide full study support to become Qualified ACCA or CIMA.

Duties

  • Manage month end process, reporting to Management Accountant.
  • Preparation of month end reporting P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Prepare, review and post journals to general ledger.
  • Perform bookkeeping and prepare periodic management reports
  • Oversight of invoice recording, approval, payment process.
  • Assist with processing payments.
  • Daily Client Money reconciliation.
  • Reconcile broker postings and margin payments.
  • Daily reconciliations
  • Assist with monthly regulatory returns
  • Ad-hoc tasks

You will:

  • Have a full understanding of double entry.
  • Be currently studying for ACA or ACCA or CIMA
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to liaise with colleagues from all areas of the business.
  • Desire to learn and develop understanding in the financial services industry.
  • Currently be working as an Assistant Accountant or similar, preferably within financial/professional services.
  • Ideally have Sun systems experience