Role details

Finance Assistant

City of London   •   £23,000 - £27,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A fast growing Trading Company based in the City of London
  • Is looking for a Finance Assistant to join their growing Finance team

About Our Client

The Company was formed in 2011 and employs some of the most talented traders in the market, executing a diverse range of strategies. It is the most active participant in a number of exchange-traded products, contributing significant liquidity to European markets. The company trades primarily for its own account, but recently launched a hedge fund to offer some of its established strategies to external investors. It opened a Hong Kong office in May 2016 which is creating new opportunities to expand the business into new markets.

Job Description

The successful candidate for the Finance Assistant position will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Receiving and distributing invoices to appropriate personnel within Maven - ensuring that all invoices are reconciled, posted and paid within terms;
  • Identifying appropriate accounting treatment and cost allocations for all invoices;
  • Maintaining and ensuring accuracy of all supplier static data in accounting system;
  • Overseeing supplier reconciliations and maintaining good relations with all suppliers;
  • Maintaining all accounts payable documentation and manuals - keep clear process notes on reconciliations for each supplier and any other relevant information;
  • Keep custody of company credit cards and oversee all credit-card procurement;
  • Performing daily credit card reconciliations and identifying correct taxation and accounting treatment of all transactions;
  • Overseeing import of payments to online banking portal;
  • Covering for office manager / executive assistant during absences;
  • Ad hoc project work as required.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Finance Assistant position should have:

  • Recent and proven experience in a similar role ideally within Financial Services
  • A good understanding of the Financial Services industry
  • Knowledge of double entry bookkeeping
  • SUN systems experience would be advantageous
  • Strong Excel skills

What's on Offer

Competitive salary plus bonus and excellent benefits

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