Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Pertemps Cambridge
Location
Pampisford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Ref
1009528925
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
My client is a well-respected, award-winning company based in Cambridge, seeking to recruit a part-qualified assistant accountant to support the Finance Director. The role would suit someone part-qualified ACCA / CIMA, AAT qualified or equivalent,who is keen to be part of a friendly, collaborative, close-knit and highly successful team. The role will be varied and include all aspects of hands-on accounting, exposure to Fund Accounting and associated administrative tasks working closely with the FD and wider team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Assist in Fund accounting, engaging with investors and liaising with HMRC as and when needed.
• Assist in management and distribution of annual tax returns to investors, and deal with any follow-up queries as and when they arise
• Assist with the preparation, reconciliation and proofing of quarterly and other investor reports
• Assist with the completion of routine audit queries and preparation of annual statutory financial statements each year
• Maintain daily bank reconciliations in Xero
• Assist in the preparation and reconciliation of quarterly VAT returns prior to submission to HMRC
• Assist in preparation of quarterly management accounts
• Prepare quarterly FCA submission on financial position of company
• Ensure invoices are processed efficiently and in a timely manner. This includes entering of invoice into Xero, initiating payment up to agreed limit, and reconciling payment in Xero.
• Complete monthly expenses claims as required, before obtaining sign-off
• Entering credit card transactions into Xero prior to month-end
• Petty cash
• Assist in regular internal reporting cycle and cashflow forecasting
• Transaction support including coordination of investment documentation distribution/gathering in relation to fund
• Assist with calculation of management and performance fees over the course of exits from the funds
• Assist with distribution calculations and liaising with investors regarding bank accounts/addresses prior to any outgoing payments
• To maintain investor data and registers to a high standard of accuracy - perform checks once a year/at exit
• To deal with all in-coming fund queries in an effective and timely manner as well as other general administration tasks as necessary Suitable applicants for the Finance Assistant position will have experience as an assistant accountant and be keen to learn new tasks with support. You will need to have a confident and friendly personality coupled with a pro-active 'can-do' attitude. It is extremely important that there is a culture fit into the team where everyone works together as well as enjoying company rewards and socialising together. You must be a strong team-player who enjoys a relaxed, non-corporate yet professional working environment. You will be working towards an accountancy qualification and study support will be provided as part of a generous package.

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