Assistant Accountant
£33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Contact No
0203 002 8067
Expiry Date
30 Jun 2024
Job Reference
Job Posted
21 days ago

Cedar is recruiting an Assistant Accountant for a fixed term assignment with an esteemed pension scheme based in London. The ideal candidate will be an open-minded, self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

The purpose of the role will be to support the team in monitoring financial performance in line with the budget and increase efficiency.

Salary: £33,000 - £36,000 (dependant on experience)

Working pattern: hybrid 1-2 days in the office


  • Complete monthly report preparations and contribute to the completion of regulatory documents, such as the corporation annual report and accounts.
  • Responsible for posting journal entries, prepayment journals and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Calculate and post accruals for interest and associated grant income.
  • Compile monthly management accounts, such as rolling forecasts for full year.
  • Prepare and distribute financial performance and occasional cost analysis reports.
  • Encourage continuous improvement and integrity of the corporation ledger through efficient and regulated financial processes and reporting, such as:
  • Preparing and posting all prepayments
  • Calculating interest and non-chargeable costs.
  • Maintaining the reliance of the fixed asset register through regular updates and reconciliations.
  • Reviewing and addressing movements versus budget.
  • Utilise purchase processes and controls to monitor and report on compliance.
  • Reduce non-compliance with controls and procedures where possible, including preventing PO breaches.


  • Professional experience of month end accounting processes in a complex organisation
  • Confident in all areas of financial accounting
  • Excellent systems skills including Advanced Excel is essential.
  • AAT, Degree qualified or similar qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills
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