Role details

Accounts Assistant

City of London   •   £24,000 - £28,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading FX Brokerage in the City is looking for an Accounts Assistant
  • Excellent Career Progression Available

About Our Client

The client is a leading global provider of deliverable foreign exchange, based in the City of London.

Job Description


  • Take ownership of Purchase Ledger.
  • Processing Payments to suppliers.
  • Supporting the finance team with month end tasks.
  • Assist in the daily operations of the finance team.
  • Take ownership of ad-hoc projects as and when required.
  • Filing confidential documents with due care.
  • The role also encompasses direct communication with suppliers, business partners and other professional.
  • Account reconciliation.
  • Invoice and payment transactions.
  • Issuing and processing invoices.
  • Calculation and posting of prepayments and accruals.
  • Calculation and posting of depreciation.
  • Produce full balance sheet and P&L reports with associated reconciliations.
  • Assist in the development of Budgets.
  • Provide the tax analysis for corporation tax, P11Ds and PSA.
  • Assist with the annual audit.

The Successful Applicant

Experience & Technical Skills:

  • Purchase Ledger Experience.
  • Excel Vision knowledge.
  • SunSystems knowledge.
  • Excellent PC skills, specifically Excel spreadsheets.
  • Excellent Excel Vision knowledge.
  • Advanced Excel experience: macros, vlookups, pivot tables etc.
  • Solid accounting knowledge.
  • Experience of dealing with auditors and handling audit requirements.
  • Industry relevant experience.
  • Attention to detail with an enquiring mind.


  • Good academic record.
  • Knowledge in Accountancy.


  • Very good communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Discreet manners.

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary plus Benefits

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