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Finance Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Melisa Isikman
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 June 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010783_1651676491

Cedar are currently looking for a Finance Assistant to join a Recruitment company based in the West End on a permanent basis.

Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 (depending on experience)

Reporting to: Financial Controller

Hybrid working: 3 days in the office

Key tasks:

  • Purchase ledger processing and supplier account reconciliations
  • Manage staff expenses and credit cards purchases
  • Daily receipting/bank feeds
  • Control account reconciliations, including bank reconciliations
  • Support/cover Credit control/Sales ledger
  • Support Finance controller in production of timely monthly management accounts reports as well as statutory reporting
  • Responsible for input VAT recovery, monthly VAT reconciliations, production of VAT returns and return error checking.
  • Update billing sheet on weekly basis, including tracking changes to start dates and revenue adjustments.
  • Work with Finance controller to ensure proper processes are in place and enforced - raise any queries and make any suggestions for improvements

Skills Required:

  • Part qualified or QBE
  • Strong financial accounting - control account reconciliations
  • Excel - intermediate / complex formulae (sumifs, lookups, pivot tables)
  • Demonstrate practical problem solving
  • Very strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to understand the wider implications of problems and be alert to solutions preventing recurrence.
  • Effective communication with clients, candidates, consultants

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.