Finance Assistant – Fixed Term Contract

Job Reference: BBBH72854

Posted by: Natalie Verrey

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Industry: Accountancy
City of London, London, UK
£35000 – £40000 per annum

Description of role:

Finance Assistant – Maternity cover contract

Part time (25 hours per week)

City of London (Hybrid)

Is this the role for you?

We’re assisting a valued client with their search to find a strong Finance Assistant to join them to cover a period of maternity leave (C12 months).
As an integral team member, you will work closely with the finance team contributing significantly to a smooth, efficient and compliant accounting process.
This role is 25 hours a week with one day a week in the office, and 3-4 days working remotely with flexibility as to the hours that are worked.

The ideal candidate will exhibit a professional demeanour, exceptional communication skills, and a high level of organisation. They should demonstrate initiative, enjoy working independently, thrive in a team environment and be able to pick up new processes quickly and efficiently.

What you will do:

Provide support to the Finance team as follows:

  • Accounts Payable – processing invoices from suppliers and allocating these to appropriate cost centre and GL accounts as well as preparing payment runs
  • Assist with the daily cash management
  • Manage intercompany & daily bank reconciliations
  • Manage expenses for employees
  • Prepare audit files and assist with year-end audit, being a contact point as and when needed
  • Assist with quarterly VAT returns preparation.
  • Ad hoc projects as and when required

What you will need:

Candidates should have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in financial services or another similar professional sector, and be proficient in using accounting systems and Excel. They must possess strong organisational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.

This an immediate start is possible for the right applicant and we are unable to consider applicants who are on a notice period of more than 2 weeks.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Please note that sponsorship is not available so applicants will need to be eligible to work in the UK without requiring a Visa.

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