Part Time Finance Assistant 44 views

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

IBISWorld is more than just a market research firm in the heart of London. IBISWorld is a global company with business and industry research spanning thousands of global and domestic markets. Each of our offices in London, Melbourne, Los Angeles, New York and Germany hosts talented people who work hard together to serve great companies every day. Because of our people, we are now a global leader with a very loyal following of the world’s elite businesses. To keep up with demand, we are looking to add even more talented people to our team.

Since 1971 our mission has been to be the premier provider of high value-added information to the largest and most influential enterprises in the nations where we operate. We do this while maintaining a culture where people are passionate about their work and are surrounded by like-minded, intelligent achievers. Your mission is to find out how you can be a part of our future.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a part-time Accounts Assistant located in our central London office. This is an entry to mid-level position where you will be working for both our established UK business and newly formed Germany business. For our Germany business, you will be responsible for the month end close duties, including balance sheet reconciliations, updating budgets and forecasts and managing the account receivable and payable functions. For our UK business, you will manage both the accounts receivable and payable functions, alongside general office administration duties. This is an ideal opening and exciting opportunity for someone wanting to kick start their finance career and join a global company where a ‘can-do’ attitude will go a long way.

KEY RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Working closely with Finance Manager to achieve overall department goals
  • Prepare and review month end accounts, budgets & forecasts for IBIS DE
  • Prepare and review annual control budgets for IBIS DE
  • Accounts Receivable for IBIS UK and IBIS DE
  • Accounts Payable for IBIS UK and IBIS DE
  • Office Administration
  • Carry out other duties as required
  • Working closely with Finance Manager to achieve overall department goals
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of month end accounts, including balance sheet and P&L reconciliations, updating monthly budgets and forecasts, and provide feedback on variances
  • Accurately prepare and review annual company budgets and coordinate completion with the Managing Director and Senior Finance Assistant. Analyse and query variances from prior year
  • Manage debtors process to ensure invoices are being raised in a timely manner (within 24 hours), internal & external queries are efficiently and adequately dealt with, debts are collected in a timely manner and debt collection process is being adhered to
  • Manage accounts payable function, including entering, coding and paying creditors, credit cards and employee expenses. Query anomalies and ensure timely and accurate coding and payment
  • Carry out office administration as required
  • Assist with additional projects and tasks as required

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field is an advantage
  • Some experience in an accounting role an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including intermediate skill level in Excel
  • Experience using an accounting software package is preferable
  • Experience working across a broad range of tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Ethical principles and ability to work with a high degree of confidentiality
  • High level of attention to detail, and good initiative
  • Ability work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately, with a proactive “can do” attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • German speaking and writing is an advantage
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