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Junior Accountant (Kickstarter)

Employer
Gradfuel
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

This is a Kickstarter Scheme position (candidate must be 16-24 and on, or have applied for, Universal Credit).Job Description/DutiesWe are looking for an ambitious Junior Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company's finances.

Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the junior accountant's day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Post and process entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded in Xero
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports
  • Assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  • Assist with other accounting projects
Requirements
  • Excellent organising abilities
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical mindset
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and familiarity with relevant computer software (e.g. SAP) is preferred
  • The motivation to maintain and improve standards
  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve
  • BSc/Ba in Accounting, Finance or Relevant field is preferred
  • Qualifications (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) is a plus but not required
This is a Kickstarter Scheme position (candidate must be 16-24 and on, or have applied for, Universal Credit).
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