We have a fantastic opportunity that has opened up to join our Finance Department as an Accounts Assistant based in our Reigate Office.
The Accounts Assistant will provide support to our Life Accountant by performing a range of daily financial processes and preparing information for internal, external & statutory reports, as well as maintaining effective accounting processes, records, systems and controls.
If you have a passion for Finance or are looking to take a step into making a career in Finance/Accounting then this might just be the job for you!
We are also able to offer study support within this opportunity to work towards becoming a qualified accountant.
Day to day as an Accounts Assistant
•Prepare information for internal, external and statutory reports and accounts.
•Perform a range of daily financial processes and maintain effective controls.
•Perform End to End testing on our accounting systems and controls (policy systems and other finance systems) as required and where necessary identify and implement opportunities to make improvements.
•Assist in the development and embedding of a Group wide regulatory change processes, championing its implementation and acting as a contact point for business queries.
•Maintain your own competence and personal development.
Skills we are looking for
•Degree in Finance or Accounting ideally or a Business degree covering Accounting modules.
•A Level Maths or equivalent.
•Working knowledge of accounting and finance.
•Strong analytical skills.
•Great attention to detail.
•Good verbal and written communication.
•Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
•Basic accounting experience
•Knowledge of data management and analysis.
Where we are
Our Head office is based in the market town of Reigate in Surrey. We are easily accessible with public transport, with direct train links from London and only 2 miles from the M25.