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Assistant Accountant (Maternity cover) 

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United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom
Public Sector & Government/Other
£37,868.00 per Annum
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Work Type:
Contract Or Temporary
Work Time:
Full Time


My client, a well established not for profit organisation, is seeking an Assistant Accountant to join them on a 12 month maternity cover. You will be joining a well experienced team, assisting both the Deputy Finance Manager and the Group Financial Controller.
Main Responsibilities
You will be work on weekly bank reconciliations.
Responsible for daily review and posting of income for all departments/entities.
Preparation of accounting entries for all collections and distributions.
Assisting the Deputy Financial Controller to ensure ledgers for all companies are up to date and accurate.
Managing the petty cash and credit cards processes and monthly reconciliations.
Working with and reviewing the prepayments and accrual accounts.
Balance sheet reconciliations.
Assisting the of preparation of tax and statutory company returns.
Assisting in year-end accounts preparation and audit queries.
Assisting the cash flow analysis and projections.
Provide project accounting support and other business partner support for departments.
Cover essential/urgent duties of absent colleagues.
Carry out any additional project work.
Ideally Educated to degree level OR educated to A-Level/equivalent with a financial qualification, such as AAT.
Actively studying towards a professionally recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent).
Experience of working in an accounts environment.
Knowledge and understanding of the basic standard accounting processes and procedures.
Proven experience with complex reconciliations and strong technical ability in accounting basics.
Excellent written and oral communications skills and a positive service driven attitude to colleagues.
Problem solving and solution focussed approach.
Proactive attitude; questioning as appropriate and making suggestions for improvements.
Desirable Criteria
Experience of SUN accounting systems.
Experience of accounts preparation and statutory/regulatory requirements.
If this sounds like a position which fits your experience and would be of interest please contact
Matt Sommerville - (phone number removed)