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Assistant Accountant - Japanese speaker - Ref: 18661

  • Location: London
  • Salary: GBP 30,000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: Japanese
  • Categories: Accounts


Your New Job Title:                  Assistant Accountant - Japanese speaker

Your New Salary:                      GBP 30,000

Status:                                  Full-time/ Permanent (37.5hrs/wk)

Location:                                Slough

The Skills you'll need each day:   

ACCA, ACA, ACCA part-qualified, Advanced Excel, IFRS, financial statements, AP/AR, Sales/Purchase Ledger, BS, Credit control, Sage

Who you'll be working for:

A Pharmaceutical wholesaler based in Middlesex is looking for an Assistant who will work with company accountant. Someone who is part qualified ACCA suitable for this role.

What you'll be doing each day:

  • Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable
  • Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team
  • Posting data, monthly and yearly journals into the system
  • Controlling Sales and Purchase Ledger
  • Processing business expenses
  • Coordinating internal and external audits
  • Preparing insurance claims documents and liaison with insurance company and various department to manage effectively
  • Identifying balances on Balance Sheet and Income statement and performing reconciliation
  • Managing Bank balance (including bank reconciliation) and Managing day-to-day transactions
  • Posting office expenditures and ensuring these expenses are within the set budget
  • Assisting the finance department and senior accounting staff members with various tasks, including preparing budgets, records, and statements
  • Assisting in Preparing annual budgets
  • Credit Control: Sending statements to all customers on monthly basis and dealing with enquiries from customers for any payment issues
  • Managing accruals and prepayments
  • Managing Stock Control
  • Dealing with Subsidiary company’s finances
  • Reviewing computer reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source
  • Assisting in to submit various return (Annual return, ONS survey)
  • Assist finance department to comply with Intrastat and VAT return
  • Other Ad hoc

The skills you need to succeed:

  • Ideally Part qualified (ACCA, ACA) and have practice experience
  • Advance Excel Skills
  • Good understanding IFRS
  • Ideally some knowledge of Japanese but not mandatory requirement
  • Experience in preparing financial statements
  • IT and ERP experience (SAGE, MICROSOFT DYNAMICS)

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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