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Accounts Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + study support
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 24/06/2019
  • Job reference: PDE

LMA Recruitment are exclusively partnering with a Financial Services business based in Central London. They are seeking an Accounts Assistant on a Temp-Perm basis.

To be considered on this role, the following responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the migration of overseas accounting functions to the London head office
  • Dealing with internal and external customer and supplier queries and providing day to day support for finance related tasks
  • Coordinating expenses and purchase invoice approval
  • Processing Bank payments and XERO system bank reconciliations
  • Preparing supplier statement reconciliations
  • Prepare sales ledger invoices
  • Credit Control
  • Management of the fixed asset register
  • Assist in the production of monthly management accounts for each geographical area
  • Ensuring month end tasks run smoothly including raising journals and preparing accruals and prepayments
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in the production of annual budgets and forecasts
  • Assist in preparation of cash flow forecasts
  • Assistance with year-end procedures and liaising with auditors
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory year end accounts
  • Work alongside overseas teams delivering financial services to the business
  • Completion of ad-hoc duties and providing support to finance operations

Candidate Profile

  • Studying or about to start CIMA or ACCA
  • Knowledge of double-entry bookkeeping
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • XERO system knowledge an advantage
  • Enthusiastic, ambitious and willing to learn
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to get involved at all levels of the business
  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of a growing business

Strong motivation, drive and a passion to grow within accounting are critical in the decision making in the right superstar candidate. The company themselves are growing rapidly across the globe, and as such have partnered with LMA Recruitment to find them the right person for this newly created role. Paying between £25,000-£30,000 DOE + study support for any keen studiers on ACCA or CIMA, this is an extremely attractive role for someone wishing to get to grips with management accounting, budgetting/forecasting and other key criteria that are necessary to go up the Finance ladder.

LMA Recruitment are proud to be working with this well-established Financial Services business and the company will move quickly for the right candidate. If you are interested in the above position, please apply directly at


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