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Assistant Accountant - Study Support

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH132510

Investigo are partnering with a leading professional services organisation to recruit for a number of aspiring accountants to join their London head office as an Assistant Accountant. You will be a key member of the team, developing your knowledge and experience servicing the needs of a diverse portfolio of clients. This is an amazing opportunity to kick start your career within an organisation that truly values internal progression.

You will be expected to take ownership of work, build relationships and ultimately drive the timely and high quality level of service clients expect. Your role will be to build an in depth understanding of your client and be able to prepare the array of different transactional, reporting and financial requirements of the fund and its holding companies.

This role is an exceptional opportunity to develop and learn within a fantastic environment. You will be actively encouraged and supported with your accounting qualifications and provided with a clear pathway for future progression

Duties and Responsibilities

* Preparing complete management accounts with supporting documentation
* Preparing key calculations such as loan interest, management fees and deferred transactions
* Preparing and posting journals for all accounting transactions
* Preparing bank reconciliations
* Preparing bank payments and preparing the related checks and support
* Preparing quarterly investor reports
* Preparing draft financial statement documents
* Completing due diligence and permanent file processes
* Actively organising the timelines for key deliverables
* Preparing the VAT returns
* Preparing investor, notices and calculations for capital calls, partnership capital accounts and distributions

Technical Knowledge / Skills Required

* A desire to build and progress a career within the professional services industry
* Professional accounting work experience - around 1+ years is desired
* The ability to be able to account for simple accounting transactions
* Be able to build lasting, professional and effective client and team relationships
* Able to communicate effectively and clearly in verbal and written communications
* Have the drive to take ownership and responsibility for the quality and activity of their output and the team's
* Be able to effectively contribute to and learn from a close knit team
* Be adaptable and able to solve practical problems typical of dealing with client work
* Have the ability to perform tasks, calculations and communicate clearly in excel, word and other professional packages
* Be organised and able to work to tight and competing deadlines
* Have excellent numeracy skills
* Have a great attention to detail
* Be interested in or interested in continuing their ACCA/CIMA qualification

If this sounds like something you would be interested in please reply directly with a copy of your most recent CV.