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Finance Assistant

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email: hollyd@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 12 June 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010925_1652439375

Cedar are currently looking for a Finance Assistant to join a Private Equity firm based in the City of London on a permanent basis.

Salary: £32,000- £40,000 per annum + discretionary bonus + study support

Reporting into: Finance Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make sure Finance records are kept up to date
  • Assistance with the implementation of new finance controls and systems
  • Accounts payable - processing and timely paying of invoices
  • Accounts receivable - raising invoices (one-off and recurring), receiving payments, sending customer statements and payment reminders
  • Daily monitoring of banks accounts, reconciling incomings and outgoing
  • Assistance with the preparation of monthly accounts closing
  • Assistance with the monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Assistance with ad hoc portfolio reports
  • Assist with VAT, CT, and other tax returns preparation
  • Support operations when needed
  • Understanding of accruals, prepayments and FAR
  • Ad Hoc reporting

Someone who:

As well as being energetic, trustworthy and dependable with exceptional attention to detail, the ideal candidate will always look to improve on accepted norms, and should possess the following traits:

  • Ideally studying towards any accounting qualification
  • Understanding of bookkeeping and the accounting system
  • Some experience preparing month-end journals (e.g. accruals, prepayments etc.) and balance sheet
  • Good Excel/Google Sheets skills
  • Strong academic history
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Initiative Skills

What they can offer:

  • The ability to work with a broad variety of stakeholders around the world.
  • Full autonomy in your role and the opportunity to explore any areas of interest should it meet the vision of the business.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opportunity to invest directly into token projects

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP.