Assistant Accountant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 15 - £ 18 / Hour
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    JN-012020-114236


Temp role


London City


Start date ASAP


A High-end fashion retailer Group is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their small team.


The accountancy role is covering book keeping to assisting with the monthly management accounts preparation. This person will work in pair with a junior and senior and will report to the accounting manager.



Main role responsibilities are:


- Register Invoices and credit notes


- Run the purchase, nominal, sales and cashbook ledgers effectively


- Fixed Assets accounting


- Bank Reconciliation and Cash reconciliation


- Balance sheet Reconciliations,


- Prepare weekly payment runs,


- Scan and file invoices


- Liaise with the suppliers,


- Prepare Prepayments and Accruals,


-Ad hoc finance projects assistance


Key skills and experience required


The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria



  • At least two years experiences in an Accounting role

  • Educated to degree level or part qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA

  • Excel skills

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build excellent working relationships with non-finance individuals

  • Accuracy, strong attention to detail

  • Well organised and able to prioritise work effectively to achieve targets in a timely and efficient manner

  • Team spirit, Self-motivated, proactive

  • Experience in a Retail or Wholesale environment is preferred, but not essential


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Charis Woods