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Assistant Financial Accountant

Location: RAYNES PARK, LONDON Salary: 25000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 4
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3093758
Job title: Assistant Financial Accountant
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
Base location: Raynes Park, London SW20
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Monday – Friday 40 hours per week

What is this role?

Reed Specialist Recruitment are recruiting for an Assistant Financial Accountant to join their brand new Treasury team based in the Raynes Park Head Office.

Your main duties will include the following:

• Book-keeping and updating of accounts including:
o Recording purchase invoices
o Issuing intercompany recharge invoices
o calculation of accruals and prepayments
o periodic management accounts
o aggregates for the group
• Intercompany reconciliations
• Finalisation of Trial Balances
• Liaison with auditors
• Preparation of VAT Returns
• Bank Reconciliations
• Filing
• Providing cover for the Treasury function by reporting and processing payments

Who are we looking for?

Ideally we are looking for someone with ‘A’ Levels in accounting subjects, or a degree (or equivalent) in Accounting or someone who is studying towards a professional qualification

You will need to have some relevant bookkeeping/accounting experience and ideally a minimum of two years experience in a finance department (ideally in a similar position)

You will need to be IT literate and also have intermediate Excel skills (this will be tested during our recruitment process).

Applicants must be organised, well-educated and able to communicate in a professional manner with clients.

What can REED offer me in return?

You will receive 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, the chance to buy, sell and carry over holiday, paid sabbaticals after every 5 years of service, long standing service awards, a discount scheme, pension, season ticket loans, access to health insurance, free eye tests, personal development schemes, paid rewards for innovative ideas, childcare vouchers and many many more!

Who are Reed Specialist Recruitment:

Reed Specialist Recruitment (RSR) is the largest part of the Reed Global Group (, which also includes Europe’s biggest jobsite - ; one of the world’s leading Welfare To Work providers - Reed In Partnership; and the UK’s leading training provider - Reed Learning.

We have been operating since 1960 when Sir Alec Reed first set us up and he has now handed over the reins to his son James Reed (you might have seen him on The Apprentice last year), so we are still a family run business to this day. Not bad for a company that has more than 3,000 permanent employees working across 425 business units in 180 locations worldwide, including Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific!

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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