Assistant accountant job - Financial Services - London - £27k
Your new company
This global Fund Administration firm provides services to the real estate, debt, infrastructure and private equity sectors. Operating across the US, Europe and Asia, the London office is the fastest growing and acts as their Head Office. The firm has a cohesive work environment which fosters a positive and supportive working culture.
Your new role
This job will report into one of the Fund Accountants and you will be part of a team managing the needs of a portfolio of clients. You will ensure permanent files are adequately maintained for new and existing customers of clients. You will prepare bank reconciliations, management accounts and do accruals, prepayments and month end, in addition to keeping the financial system (SUN) updated. You will need to be prepared to perform ad hoc duties or projects as well as administrative work.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have exemplary academics and be studying for a recognised accounting qualification (ACCA or CIMA). To be successful in this job you will need intermediate/advanced excel and word skills, knowledge of double entry accounting and have excellent organisational, communication and presentation skills. Relevant experience working with management accounts and month end is necessary as is a specific interest in these sectors. This is a client facing role, therefore being able to translate finance concepts to non-finance professionals will also be an advantage.
What you'll get in return
In addition to providing a competitive salary this company invests significant time in the extensive training and development of employees. Full study support is provided for individuals studying for ACCA or CIMA. You will also be placed on a career tracker from day 1; the business operates a meritocratic model and once promoted you will have responsibility of your own portfolio of clients. This firm has sports teams and internal competitions to create a sociable and friendly office environment with a dynamic workforce.
What you need to do now
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