Graduate Accounting Assistant
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
City of London, Greater London
Job: Graduate Accounting Assistant
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Our client is an MGA looking for a Graduate Accounts Assistant to join their team in order to help run the accounts function.
* Accounts payable administration (payments to suppliers' preparation, creation of accounting entries)
* Assistance with month-end process, reporting and bank reconciliation
* Assistance with premium payments to insurers, corresponding with clients and underwriters, posting daily cash receipts, and matching against transactions
* Database reconciliation to ensure data accuracy
* Assistance with Compliance and HR operations
* Ad-hoc support to the Operations Manager and Finance Director for daily tasks and various projects
Key Skills/ Requirements:
* Degree educated with a financial/ accounting degree
* Willing to commence studying towards an account qualification
* Good communication skills
* Basic bookkeeping and /or accounting knowledge
* Keen to learn and develop within Accounts
* Proficient IT skills & and a level of understanding IT to provide support to the business
* Attention to detail and ability to recognise inconsistencies
* Good level of Excel skills
* Experience with an accounting package (preferably Quickbooks or Xero)
* Basic knowledge of insurance and London Market
This role would suit a recent finance/ accounting graduate looking to start their career within an accounts function within the Insurance industry.
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