Assistant accountant (part-time, 9mth ftc)

LCP is an award-winning actuarial and analytics consultancy providing advice on pensions, investments, employee benefits, insurance, health and energy.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an assistant accountant to join our finance team in our Winchester office on a part-time (21-28 hours per week) initial 9 month fixed term contract basis.

What's the role?

The primary responsibility of the role is to assist the Finance department and the wider organisation in relation to expenses, bank reconciliations and certain management accounts support functions. This is an important role supporting the Finance team at LCP and will require you to be confident in communicating with Partners and Staff at all levels. The role is varied and will need for you to learn in detail the expenses system and procedures.

What will your responsibilities be?

Expenses

  • Processing payments as per LCP guidelines
  • BACS and online payments
  • Maintaining staff vendor list (bank details, emails for remittances)
  • General expense queries from staff and Partners
  • Treasury

  • Daily bank reconciliations for main UK bank account
  • Monthly bank reconciliations for currency and other bank accounts
  • Run daily Star/Navison interface
  • Ad-hoc journals in Navision
  • Daily cash (cash forecast) process including tracking actuals to forecast
  • Management accounts and other general work

  • Pre-payments (working alongside the Purchase Ledger Administrator)
  • Future process: accruals (working alongside the Purchase Ledger Administrator
  • Billing

  • Supporting general billing functions - WIP transfers, client set-ups and new jobs
  • What skills, experience and qualities are we looking for?

  • Ideally you will have worked in a Finance/Accounting department before in either a purchase ledger, management accounts or general bookkeeping position
  • Excellent attention to detail with a willingness to learn new things
  • A good understanding of all the Microsoft suite is essential, in particular Teams and Excel
  • A knowledge of invoicing systems is advantageous
  • Please note that the hours worked (21-28) can be flexible with regards to days worked/mornings/afternoons/number of days preferred.