Assistant Accountant (SPORT)

Expiring today

London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £35,000 plus benefits and study support (ACCA or CIMA)
07 Jun 2024
14 Jun 2024
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time


Based: West London 

£32,000 - £35,000 plus benefits and study support (CIMA or ACCA)

Successful and well known sport business is looking for an Assistant Accountant for their accounting team in their UK office in West London on a permanent, full time basis.

Working closely within a small team and reporting into the Financial Controller, the role of the Assistant Accountant will involve supporting the finance team in a range of reporting, controlling and general accounting tasks along with various other ad hoc responsibilities. The position is varied and will offer an increased scope of work as the individual progresses.

Responsibilities for the Assistant Accountant will include:

  • Responsibility for Accounts Payable and Receivables
  • Act as a go between the shared service centre and the business
  • Verify discrepancies and resolve clients billing issues
  • Support the team with annual audit requests.
  • Assisting with ad hoc month end close and reporting process.
  • Investigating and clearing any outstanding items
  • General financial admin tasks when required

Candidate requirements:

  • At least 2-5 year’s fiinance experience, ideally in accounts payable or accounts receivables
  • Would suit an ACCA or CIMA studier or AAT level 3 or 4.
  • May suit a recent finance or accounting graduate with some finance experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and excellent customer service.
  • Great communicator, who enjoys working as part of team as well as working solo to complete their own job duties.
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel.Xero is highly advantageous.
  • Ability to remain focused whilst working under pressure and tight deadlines
  • A genuine interest in sport

Applicants for the Assistant Accountant position should be able to hit the ground running with at least 2-4 years experience in a similar role.

The company has an enviable track record of professional development and for any sports minded individual this is an outstanding, vibrant organisation to be part of.

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