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Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Luke Blair

  • Contact email:

    lukeb@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000006823_1556034116

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Luke Blair

Cedar is delighted to be working with a global events company based in Central London who are currently recruiting a part-qualified Assistant Accountant.
The company is currently in the middle period of change, and has recently experienced significant growth through acquisitions.
The ideal candidate will have come from an Audit background within Practice and have already made the move into Industry, coming with 6-12 months' industry experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the year-end and half yearly schedules
  • Preparation of the UK-based subsidiary financial statements
  • Preparation of the back half of the annual report and interim results
  • Dealing with the external auditors
  • Assist the regional teams with their completion of monthly cash flow reporting and become involved in the Group review
  • Improving the efficiency of the subsidiary account and tax filings
  • Completion of iXBRL tagging of the statutory accounts
  • Review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations produced by regional finance teams
  • Support in the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Preparation for monthly schedules for management accounts (fixed asset register, venue loan reconciliation, goodwill and intangible assets)
  • Monthly and ad-hoc journal postings
  • Ad-hoc technical accounting advice and support to regional finance teams


Key Requirements:

  • Experience dealing with external auditors
  • Multi-company and multi-currency experience
  • Attention to detail, quality conscious (essential)
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel (intermediate level)
  • Motivated, confident, enthusiastic, creative, well organised


If you are looking for a new challenge and are wanting to be part of a fun, fast paced environment then this could be the role for you. This is a fantastic company who will offer career progression in the foreseeable future. If this sounds like a role that matches your profile, please apply now.