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Assistant Accountant

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Stephanie Grainger
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 9 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010261_1641313602

Assistant Accountant | £30K | 9 months FTC | Financial Services| London & WFH

Cedar is working exclusively with a Financial Services company based in the heart of London, in the search for an Assistant Accountant to provide maternity cover on a FTC basis.

You will join a team of Assistant Accountants to cover transactional finance, with a primary focus on accounts payable.

Key Responsibilities -

  • Enter transactions into finance system - purchase invoices, staff expense payments, credit card statements and bank transactions.
  • Prepare regular payment runs - supplier payments and reimbursing expenses
  • Assist with month end journals for accruals and prepayments
  • Be a champion for finance systems - online expenses (SAP Concur) and web-based purchasing (iPOS)
  • Provide cover for the sales ledger and cash posting
  • Support in streamlining and improving processes

Key Requirements -

  • AAT qualified OR part qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Substantial experience/knowledge of accounts payable
  • Good understanding of accounting principles, processes and procedures.
  • Previous use of SAP Concur and iPOS - advantageous
  • Financial services industry experience - advantageous
  • Confident communication skills
  • Drive and ambition!

Package -

  • £30K
  • Flexible working arrangements (WFH & Office)
  • Office based training and onboarding
  • Generous employer pension - 12%
  • Discretionary bonus - performance related
  • 30 days annual leave per year

Please note due to the urgency of this post you will need to be immediately available or on a max one week notice period. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.