I've got an immediate opportunity with a large, independent investment bank for a revenue accountant with 2-3 years of previous experience within the industry. The candidate will be responsible for client billing and other accountanting processes.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Responsible for revenue process
  • Co-ordination of all client revenue with banking teams
  • Prepare expense billing matters, and client invoices and inter-company transfer pricing invoices
  • Revenue recognition, review of engagement letters, discussion with banking teams
  • Enter AR fee and expense invoices into the General Ledger
  • Maintain and review invoice register
  • Record all journal entries related to the revenue cycle
  • Process employee Travel & Entertaining and reconcile control accounts, investigating unreconciled items
  • Prepare weekly and monthly Bank reconciliations, and enter Direct Debit/Non-AP entries. E.g. Bank Charges, Salary
  • Prepare weekly AR reports
  • Prepare weekly cash reports
  • Produce weekly AR dashboard with commentary
  • Monitoring of accounts receivable and recoverable expenses
  • Prepare revenue schedules for monthly workpapers
  • Prepare and analyse monthly revenue audit schedules
  • Prepare monthly accrued revenue journals and schedules for workpapers
  • Establishment of any bad debt allowance
  • Monthly transfer pricing analysis and enter journals in General Ledger
  • Monthly FX translation of AR
  • AR KPI
  • Ad hoc requests

Succesfull Candidate

Ideal background

  • Degree qualified or equivalent
  • Studying towards ACCA / CIMA or equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic accounting, accounting procedures and processes
  • Good systems experience including Excel skills ie look ups, pivot tables, graphs etc
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of data entry accuracy
  • Conscientious & methodical
  • Demonstrate flexibility by taking on additional work at short notice


  • 2 -3 years experience of working in accounts receivable or similar accounting / administrative role

Ideal personality

  • Team player
  • Able to maintain constructive relationships with colleagues
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable working in a fluid but demanding environment
  • Able to work under pressure and to respond to demands from many sources

Essential experience

  • Demonstrated ability to gain confidence of and work effectively with manager and colleagues

Ideal experience

  • Understanding of client billing processes
  • Previously worked in an international environment