Accounting Assistant

Job title: Accounting Assistant
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: around 24K
Start date: 03 Jun 2020
Job Reference: 11040
Contact details: Mie Hiraoka
Contact email:
Job published: 18 days ago

Assistant Accountant


Company Profile

 A Major International Company



 Assistant Accountant



  £24000-26000 / yearly depending on the experience


Work Days/Hours

 Mon-Fri 9:00-17:30  

   +Annual Leave:25days


Contract Type





Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Accounts Payable ledger including reconciling all supplier statements, receipt purchase orders, process invoices and expenses and arrange payments
  • Update and manage cash book and bank reconciliation
  • Assist in cash flow forecast
  • Process inter-companies transactions and arrange settlement
  • Post prepayment and accrual
  • Reconcile and monitor balance sheets accounts
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Assist in preparing monthly management accounts include reporting package to Head Quarter
  • Assist in preparing annual budget
  • Assist in statutory accounts preparation, audit and tax return
  • Other ad-hoc works



  • On the path of studying ACCA/ACA/CIMA/AAT qualification
  • 2 years plus all round accounts experience
  •  university degree 
  • Preferably previous experience in Distribution/Wholesale industry
  • Team player and proactive
  • A good understanding of general accounting functions, i.e., accounts payable, inter-company accounts and month end process, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of VAT & associated documentation
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both finance and operational teams
  • Motivated and positive attitude, enthusiasm
  • Highly attentive to detail/accurate
  • Well organized and be able to comply with tight deadlines
  • Ability to sufficiently use key software packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Prior experience in SAP is an advantage



 Proficiency in English and Mandarin or Cantonese  languages is required.


 Applicants will need to be in possession of a valid UK working visa, as no visa sponsorship is provided.