Accounts Administrator

Advertised on : 24 Apr 2019 | Closing date : 23 Jul 2019

  Job Reference : 10592

Salary                         : £32,000 – 34,000 per annum dependent on experience. Discretionary annual performance related bonus. Medical insurance and company pension. Overtime payable as per the requirements of the role.


Job Type                    : Full-time, Permanent


Hours of Work           : 9am – 5pm


Location                     : City of London



Duties and Responsibilities include:


·         Asset Management administration for a group of investment companies

·         Liaison and coordination with third party contractors who carry out book keeping, accounting, auditing and taxation services for the investment companies

·         Ensure accuracy of management data including analysis and understanding of variance.

·         Liaison with head office in Japan and dealing promptly with requests and queries. Monthly and biannual management accounting and reports with support of external third party contractors

·         Payment processing and liaison with the banks and ensuring payment control

·         Coordination with external third-party contractors to ensure statutory compliance

·         Tax filing and auditing – corporation and VAT with support from external contractors

·         VAT processing on a quarterly basis

·         Attendance at Board Meetings in Europe including note taking, coordination and administration of the meetings (up to 4 times per year).

·         Support with preparation of the annual budget

·         Ensuring accurate and up to date data is recorded at Companies House

·         Other ad hoc administrative jobs as required


Skills and Experience:


Strong Excel and IT skills

Understanding of accounts and taxation (VAT/ Corporate tax).

Strong data analysis and variance analysis skills.   

Good time and task management with the ability to work to tight deadlines

Systematic attitude to work and processes

Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

Excellent customer service and liaison skills  

Cooperative, flexible and “Can do” attitude

Accurate and proven numerical skills

Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment

Japanese - desirable



Functional Areas : Accounting & Finance / Legal;Accountant;Accounts Assistant;Tax
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)

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