The Role: Accounts Assistant
A leading asset management company is seeking an Accounts Assistant to join their expanding finance team in a permanent role. This position will suit a recent graduate (Accounting, Business etc.) who wants to get the foot in the door with an opportunity like this in a finance department. The company offers excellent exam support both in terms of funding ACCA examinations and providing study leave etc.
Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Bank reconciliations - Deposits and cash including ageing
Treasury Bill reconciliations
SAP postings - Fixed Deposits/T Bills/Monthly fees/Switch Fees
Calculation of NAV based fees (Mgt/R&C/Inv Mgt/Cash mgt/DIM fees)
Check on fund invoices coming from administrator
Trailer fee checks
Treasury postings for insurance company
Update of daily files from administrator
Dealing with auditor requests
Various Ad Hoc tasks
Should be comfortable working on MS Excel (incl. pivot tables, lookup formulae, data filters) and have some experience working with SAP.
Quick Learner and Assertive individual who can act in following instructions and act independently when appropriate.
Organised individual who can self manage multiple priorities, routine work and urgent issues as they arise, with the ability to work under pressure. The ideal candidate is focused on resolving issues quickly.
Display Knowledge & Authority in dealings with all parties and maintaining priority of achieving goals .
Display Attention to Detail in all aspects of work.
Qualifications and experience:
An Accounting/Finance degree or related is essential.
Preferably at the early stages of a professional accounting qualification.
Some experience in a busy accounting environment in financial services would be an advantage as well as SAP knowledge.