Role details

Assistant Financial Accountant

Brentwood   •   £25,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A leading Bank is looking for a Assistant Financial Accountant
  • Studying toward an ACCA or CIMA Qualification

About Our Client

The client is a leading Challenger Bank based in Brentwood, Essex

Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of the source systems to the general ledger.
  • Completing daily bank reconciliations.
  • Ownership of the funding process relating to Secured and Commercial lending businesses.
  • Providing daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Identifying areas within the system/process that can be improved and providing solutions.
  • Creating and maintaining strong relationships with respective business areas and outsource administration supplier .
  • Management of one member of staff.
  • Month End including accruals and deferred income. Accounting for commissions, clawbacks and interest income.
  • Preparation of Audit Information.
  • Collating information for Regulatory returns.
  • Adhoc requests.

The Successful Applicant


  • Experience with accounts at trial balance level.
  • Background within a banking environment


  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Working towards an accountancy qualification such as ACCA/CIMA.


  • Computer Literate
  • Good knowledge of MS Office suite - including Word, Access & Power-point
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of TCF
  • Knowledge of Summit, SUN and Q&A


  • Adaptable & Flexible
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic "can do" attitude
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Accuracy & Attention to detail
  • Professional & well presented
  • Establishes effective working relationships at all levels
  • Customer Focused approach
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Analytical approach

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary plus Benefits

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