Assistant Accountant

Location Belsize Park
Discipline: Business Support, Estate Agency, Accounting & Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££30,000 - £32,000
Contact name: Valentine Nwanze

Contact email:
Job ref: 1383556
Published: about 1 year ago

We are urgently recruiting for an Assistant (Property) Accountant to join a very well-established international estate agency with multiple offices across London and throughout Asia. This role will be based in their Hampstead area office

The position is permanent and available for IMMEDIATE START.

Requirements for this Assistant Accountant role:

  • 1-2 years of public accounting experience is a necessity.

  • Fully proficient with Sage Line 50

  • Accounting qualifications are NOT required for this position, only public practice accounting experience


  • £30,000 - £32,000 - Depending on experience and qualifications


  • Monday to Thursday: 8:45am to 6pm

  • Friday: 8:45am to 5:30pm

The Role

  • Working directly under the Head of Accounts, you will need to be exceptionally well-organised, able to work under pressure and use your own initiative as well as be a strong team player with a friendly approach. 

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Assisting in financial year-end preparation.

  • Tidying accounts receivable, payable ledger, and general ledger. Investigate and follow up on ledgers' discrepancies

  • Review bank accounts reconciliation and follow up on irregularities

  • Prepare balance sheets and other related financial statements and records.

  • Prepare, monitor, and analyse financial reports under guidance

  • Prepare and reconcile all control accounts in the general ledger e.g., salary, VAT, accruals, prepayments, deferred income, rent, hire purchase, etc

  • Prepare audit schedules from year-end reports