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Finance Assistant

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Temp / FTC / Interim

Posted 9 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Cheyanne Mason
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012417_1678271596

Cedar has partnered with a UK based property company. They are urgently searching for an experienced Finance Assistant to join their fast-growing team.

Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum

Location: London (Hybrid)

Start date: ASAP

This role is for an initial 6-month fixed term contract, focusing on supporting the AP and AR functions within the organisation.


  • Processing supplier invoices, ensuring correct coding for accounting & cost reporting
  • Assisting with preparation of payment runs
  • Distributing remittance advices
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Administering invoice approvals in the PO system to ensure timely approvals and payments
  • Preparing transactions on the expense management system including chasing for receipts
  • Subledger reconciliations for AP and AR
  • Daily cash receipt allocations from back accounts to billing systems and daily cash reporting
  • Weekly bank reconciliations
  • Assist the AR team with revenue reconciliation and resolving queries with location team
  • Preparing monthly client deposit returns
  • Supporting AP team with new client on-boarding checks
  • Supporting AP team with new supplier and bank compliance checks ledgers
  • Weekly reconciliations between accounting system and billing system to ensure accuracy
  • Maintenance of policy and procedure notes that pertain to the role

Required Skills:

  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Reliability of cash posting or reporting
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and support finance team

Please note that you need to be immediately available or on less than a two week notice period.

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP!

Please be aware that only short listed candidates will be contacted.