Assistant Accountant

Finance and Accountancy - Up to £16.00 per hour + holiday allowance

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Job Description

Currently working with a Cosmetic Retail Company who are looking for an Assistant Accountant for a temp to perm contract in their funky offices in the heart of central London.

Originally founded in New Zealand this dynamic cosmetics business are expanding rapidly. As a result they require additional support to join their fun and friendly accounting team. Reporting directly to the Finance Manager your responsibilities will include;

  • Assist with management reporting preparation
  • Full accounts payable responsibility
  • Invoice processing
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Processing BACS payments
  • Full accounts receivable responsibility
  • Invoicing
  • Allocating payments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Month-end journal entries
  • Month end reporting
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • VAT returns


  • 3-4 year experience in a similar role
  • Strong transactional accounting skills
  • Strong Excel skills ( pivot tables & v-lookups)

Outstanding communication skill with the ability to build relationships both internally and externally

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