We are currently recruiting for an Accounting Assistant (12 month FTC) to join our team based in Chiswick, West London. The Assistant Accountant will be part of a team responsible for delivering accurate and timely financial data for International SOS across Northern Europe, ensuring compliance with all aspects of the technical accounting and regulatory environment. The role will support the team to maintain and develop the existing processes in order to fulfil business requirements and objectives and maintain effective communication to ensure the financial information is in line with accounting standards.
Provide support to the Financial Accountant and FC in ensuring integrity and accuracy for all accounting aspects of business and legal entities, both for management and statutory accounts, including but not limited to monthly management accounts, consolidation packs, statutory annual closing, and regulatory returns.
Assist with ensuring the timely coding of all supplier invoices;
Be the contact point for all intercompany issues making sure all reconciling items are resolved and cleared.
Support team with the provision of workings and documentation for year-end audits for all legal entities.
Support an accurate and timely delivery of month end and year end close in line with corporate timelines.
Support with the preparation of VAT Returns and the other regulatory compliance processes ensure adherence to statutory requirements and deadlines.
Required Experience & Skills
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance.
A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data.
Ability to multi-task - managing changing and competing priorities and absorbing new information rapidly to address issues.
Capability to adapt to necessary changes.
Deadline-orientated and an ability to stick to time constraints.
Hands-on with day-to-day operations.
Good IT skills and confident in the use of Microsoft Excel.
Ability to solve problems and willingness to accept responsibility.