Job title:Accounts Assistant
Location: London
Closing date:2017-05-18 00:00:00
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
Accounts Assistant 

Stanhope Capital is an independently owned wealth management firm providing discretionary and portfolio management services to private and institutional clients worldwide. Stanhope is neither a bank, nor just a family office. Instead, it brings together the best of both worlds: the high service standards and transparency expected of a private family office, combined with the quality of investment expertise and operational excellence typically associated with a major global financial institution. 

Stanhope Capital was established in 2004 and manages the wealth of ultra-high net worth families, institutions and charities. There are currently 14 partners and over 80 employees operating from offices in London, Geneva and Jersey. 

Position: Accounting Assistant 
Location: London 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £Competitive 
Benefits: Competitive salary & benefits package including annual discretionary bonus; to be part of a growing successful company; multinational, young and dynamic working environment. 

About the role: 

This is an exciting opportunity for a numerate individual with an interest in financial services to join the Stanhope Finance team. 


- Managing the retrocession process, including distribution and payment to clients 
- Purchase and sales ledger control 
- Invoicing for UK and Jersey regulated entities 
- Assisting in month end closure process including analysis work, prepayment & accrual preparation, fixed assets register 
- Bank reconciliations 
- Liaison with Luxembourg fund administrator for the Portman Square funds 
- Ad hoc reporting and analysis 

About you: 

- Must have good working knowledge of Sun Accounts, Q&A and Executive 
- Good Excel skills including Vlookups and macros 
- Numerate with excellent attention to detail 
- Strong organisational and communication skills 
- Able to work independently by taking initiative but also being a fair team player 
- Able to work under pressure 
- Previous experience with a similar role in financial services industry highly desirable 

You may have experience of the following: Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable, AAT, Finance Assistant, Accountancy, Accounts Administrator, Excel, VAT, Bookkeeper, Finance Administrator, Assistant Accountant, Bookkeeping, Reconciliation, Month End, Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, etc. 

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