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Finance Assistant

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Temp / FTC / Interim

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Stephanie Grainger
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 25 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012360_1677168919

Cedar is working exclusively with a Financial Services company based in the heart of London, in the search for a Finance Assistant.

You will join the wider finance 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 -

  • Graduate OR AAT qualified accountant
  • 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 -

  • £26k to £30k (depending on experience)
  • 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 two week notice period. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.