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Finance Assistant

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference SVW06PERM

Finance Assistant
up to £35k dependant on experience
West End

I am recruiting for a Graduate Finance Assistant for a Private Equity firm based in the West End. This is a fantastic opportunity for a part qualified graduate looking for a fast paced, challenging and developmental role within Financial Services. You will need to be happy to occasionally work longer hours (month end, year end and audits) and standard office hours being 08:00 - 18:00. This is a fantastic organisation to work for, they offer study support, personal development and a really great culture and atmosphere. This is a very hands-on finance role where you need to demonstrate excellent finance skills as well as:

Responsibilities will include:

* Analysis of profit and loss nominal ledger accounts
* Responsible for Purchase ledger maintenance, review and filing of supplier contracts and pricing analysis
* Process expense claims and WIP management
* Prepare sales invoicing
* Bank/cash management and monthly cash flow forecasting
* Assisting of quarterly reporting files: FCA, FINRA, VAT for review
* Assist with timely production of month end management accounts
* Assist with ad hoc finance projects
* Build working relationships with banks, auditors, tax advisors, consultants and clients

Candidate Specification:

* Degree standard from recognised University
* Good command of written and spoken English
* Microsoft Excel - Basic to Intermediate knowledge
* AAT, ACCA or CIMA - Working towards qualification
* Prior experience in a finance department beneficial
* Excellent attention to detail: must produce work of the highest standard
* Experience in working with Sage or a similar accounting system advantageous