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Accounts Assistant

Hays Senior Finance
City of London, London, England
GBP25000.0 - GBP30000.0 per annum + Up to £30k + study support + benefits
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000, £30,000 - £40,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company
My client has been established for over a decade and provides management of Lloyds syndicates to ensure their success. Based in the City of London, near the wonderful Leadenhall market, you will be walking distance from multiple transport links, restaurants and bars. Offering a hybrid working pattern and competitive study support package.

Your new role
This position is the perfect entry-level role for anyone looking to kickstart their finance career within the Insurance sector. Joining an ambitious and friendly finance team, you will be supported in your ACCA/AAT qualifications.

  • Maintain syndicate accounting records
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Prepare weekly/monthly/quarterly cash flow reports
  • Liaise with both auditors and external clients
  • Assist in preparation of Lloyds returns

What you'll need to succeed

  • Be a recent school-leaver/graduate with up to 3 years of accounting/finance experience
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Be a team player and keen to learn

What you'll get in return
This role is a great opportunity for a driven individual looking to kickstart their career in finance. Joining a well established insurance firm that is on a huge growth trajectory, you will be exposed to a wide range of accounting responsibilities. Offering up to £30k + study support, you will be encouraged to complete an accounting qualification with the backing of strong mentorship by senior finance professionals.

What you need to do now
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