Accounts Assistant
London Office - Hybrid
£25,000 - £27,000 + Benefits

They are a law firm and also a leading private equity and alternatives investment firm and consultancy operating in Europe and the USA. They launch new firms, new funds and new services and then support them to ensure they operate efficiently, effectively and enable them to maximise returns. The company has invested heavily in data, technology and analytics and provides legal and investment services to alternative investment firms, institutional investors and alternative assets fund managers, based primarily in Europe and North America.


  • Experience working as a cashier on bank accounts across multiple jurisdictions in the UK, Europe and U.S.
  • Experience of working in a finance team responsible for high volumes of transactions
  • Experience with bank reconciliations process
  • Experience with Accounts payable and accounts receivable postings
  • Understanding of basic accounting debit and credits
  • Graduate or A-level qualified (A-C grade)
  • Be able to work independently
  • Must work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Hard-working and able to work well under time pressures
  • Good communicator, raise issues and communicate the progress of work in a timely manner
  • Able to form good working relationships across business units and at various management levels
  • Numerate
  • Able to learn quickly and adapt
  • Able to think logically
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel and Work in particular)


  • Accurate daily GL posting and reconciliation of all cash movements (receipts, payments, transfers) in 50+ bank accounts and across multiple entities and multi-currencies. (Note: this role will not be responsible for arranging payments in the first three months but will require this in the long term)
  • Timely investigations and resolution of cash queries
  • Executing the employee expenses and credit card process across the Group
  • Assist in posting accounts payable invoices to supplier ledger and reconciliation of supplier accounts if additional assistance is needed by Accounts payable team members
  • Preparing cash related audit deliverables and requirements from senior management
  • Any other treasury, reporting, finance task and absence cover as required.