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Assistant Accountant

A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate looking to move into an Assistant Accountant role within an established bank.

This international bank is looking to recruit a Part-Qualified Accountant reporting into the Head of Financial Control & Reporting. Fundamentally this is a core reporting and operational role, but you will get so much more experience on top of that. The Bank is undergoing a major Transformation and Change Programme and you will get exposure to this.

If youre looking to push your career on and experience what its like to work in a finance function thats having a complete finance transformation, somewhere you will get exposure to more than the BAU part of your role, then you should seriously consider this role.

Key responsibilities:

Preparation of Month End Financial and Management Accounts
Assist the Group FC with financial reporting and analysis
Assisting the team implementing new systems and automating the manual part of this role.
Processing multiple payments including direct debits, cheques, cash transfers, supplier payment runs and new business payments.
Preparing and posting monthly journals.
Assisting with the purchase ledger, including the coding and posting of invoices.
Dealing with ad-hoc queries as required and supporting the wider finance team.
The successful candidate will be:

Strong communication and teamwork skills
Part Qualified Accountant, ACC, CIMA, ACCA
A quick learner who works well under pressure
Keen to work within Banking and Financial Services
Effective time management, organisational skills and ability to deliver on time
Self-starter with a hands-on approach
Work experience in an accounting environment is desirable
depend on experience, but they can pay between GBP35,000 – GBP40,000. Immediate or small notice period candidates are the preference.

Please contact Freddie Bermingham at Trace Recruitment directly if you have any questions.