Accounting Assistant

Job Description

Duties include:
Posting of accurate transactions to correct business units
Contribution towards the production of monthly financial reports to internal and external bodies in an efficient, timely, accurate and professional manner
Assisting with the production of monthly management accounts and regulatory reporting
Reconciliation of transactions accurately and in accordance with agreed timescales on control reconciliations
Actively follow up on outstanding reconciling items held on control reconciliations
Maintenance of daily and monthly procedures and controls within the department

Skills and experience required:
Have, or be working towards, an accounting qualification (AAT / CAT / ACCA)
Experience with accrual accounting and variance analysis
A good understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word
Experience of using SUN or a similar accounting package
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to plan and organise work to meet deadlines
Previous experience working within a similar role in a Financial Services company
A good understanding of reconciliation processes