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Assistant Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
England, London, City of London
GBP35000.0 - GBP45000.0 per annum + Up to £45, 000 BOE
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
You will be joining a leading, rapidly growing law firm as their Assistant Accountant, working closely with the Financial Accountant. In this role, you will have exposure to numerous finance-related projects and be involved with the implementation of new systems, policies and procedures. Based in their Liverpool Street office 3 days per week, you will quickly get to know everyone from the senior partners to the most junior staff.

Your new role

  • Calculation and posting of month-end journals
  • Preparation of the monthly profit and loss accounts
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Prepare the firm\'s weekly pack, depicting the financial KPIs
  • VAT return preparation
  • Preparation of partners\' monthly fees report

What you\'ll need to succeed

  • Be actively studying for an accounting qualification
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Aptitude for problem-solving
  • Teamwork
  • Communication

What you\'ll get in return

This role provides a great opportunity to advance your career in a progressive and collaborative environment. People and culture are at the centre of this firm, where steps are continuously taken to maintain a friendly and supportive environment. You will receive an annual salary of up to £45, 000 + benefits and the opportunity to work 60% of the time in their Liverpool Street office, located near multiple transport links and great bars/restaurants.

What you need to do now
If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.
If this job isn\'t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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