Assistant Accountant - Quick Start

Job Ref: SD372

Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
SECTOR: Professional Services
DAY RATE: £160
LOCATION: London, remote working available
JOB TYPE: Contract

Main responsibilities:

  • Processing of accounts payable invoices on a timely basis, resolve ad hoc invoices queries, post invoices and payments.
  • Prepare payment summary for monthly payment run and update cash flow projections for funding sheet
  • Review and process company credit card and personal expenses claims
  • Prepare weekly management reports
  • Assisting monthly management accounts up to trial balance and responsible for accruals and prepayments and maintaining the schedule.
  • Assisting with external audits
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • General ledger reconciliations (accruals, prepayment and intercompany).
  • Post Intercompany recharges
  • Assisting with balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Preparing the VAT return and P11D
  • Other ad hoc duties

Global Accounting Network are currently partnered exclusively with a research consultancy business based in central London to recruit for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join them on a temp to perm basis. This is an urgent position requiring somebody available with a maximum of 1 week's notice to support the small finance function with a varied role. This position has the potential to become a permanent role and offers the chance to progress a finance career.

In this Assistant Accountant job, on offer is a supportive team, ability to work remotely and come into the office once per week or once per fortnight. This position will offer an immediate start and the ability to become a permanent position. Competitive day rate on offer and flexibility in terms of hours and working pattern available. The offices are centrally located and offer a great working space.


The ideal candidate for this Assistant Accountant job will be 

  • Available to start work at short notice, 
  • Happy to work remotely (office based working is available) 
  • Strong double entry knowledge. 
  • A degree in accounting and finance, AAT qualification or ACCA or CIMA part-qualification is desirable.

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