Assistant Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Energy & Natural Resources

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £200 - £250 per day

  • Contact:

    Tim Wright

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Accounts Payable: (75% of the job):

  • Manage entire payables and intercompany functions for Head Office companies (UK companies x 3, Lux companies x 1, Netherlands companies x 3)
  • Processing financial journals for Month end for the above companies,
  • Assistance in Cash flow monitoring and forecasting,
  • Process on HSBC net, UK payments,
  • Assist in maintaining the integrity of the internal control environment and systems.

Assistant Accountant (25% of the job):

  • Monthly report upload of Finland and Sweden companies (managed by local bookkeepers in Finland/Sweden), in Sagex3
  • Month-end journals and reporting
  • Prepare quarterly group UK VAT Group return process,
  • Assist in key elements of any mergers, wind down of businesses.

Key responsibilities:

  • Processing/Paying invoices and employee expenses,
  • Setting up payments on HSBC Net platform,
  • Dealing with all invoice/payment queries,
  • Weekly / Monthly payment runs,
  • Performing bank reconciliations on SageX3,
  • Updating and Managing intercompany,
  • Raising Intercompany invoices/recharges,
  • Preparing financial workbooks as part of month end,
  • Processing Accruals/Prepayments/Fixed Asset/ etc. journals for month end,
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations,
  • Updating cash flow reports,
  • Preparing quarterly VAT returns.

Person specification:

  • ACCA/CIMA part qualified or qualified accountant
  • Inter-Company management, Multi currency preferred,
  • Managing entire AP process,
  • Ability to process financial journals,
  • Month End processing,
  • Online banking systems use,
  • Preparing VAT Returns,
  • Extensive use of Excel, Word, Sage X3 desirable,
  • Working in a small team,
  • Managing multiple tasks and prioritising.

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