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Junior Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + study support and benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: JHI16888812
  • Recruiter: John Hindley
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Looking for your next move in Practice?

My client, a mid tier firm with multiple offices in Southern England and London is currently recruiting for a Junior Accountant to join their Business Services team in their central London office.

The Role

Full training and support will be given to further develop your skills and abilities for a long-term career within the firm.

Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Building productive working relationships within the firm and with clients
  • Developing and applying your technical knowledge through on the job training and formal qualifications
  • Using accounting software to provide accurate reporting for Managers, Directors and clients
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly management accounts for sole traders, limited companies and partnerships
  • Maintaining client confidentiality and ensure data security at all times
  • Producing profit and loss accounts and balance sheets
  • Preparing basic tax computations and returns e.g. corporation tax, VAT
  • Preparing bank reconciliations and reconciling other control accounts
  • Preparing statutory accounts under the overall supervision of your Line Manager

What we can offer you

  • Full funding and support to continue studying the ACCA/ACA qualification. We pay for all the costs of your professional exams including study leave, time off for exams and the opportunity to be trained on Xero, a cloud based accounting software package
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors
  • An experienced Line Manager who will work closely with you to support you through your development and provide day to day guidance and help
  • Friendly, supportive and fun team environment
  • Light and airy, modern offices
  • Competitive salary and flexible benefits package
  • 30 days holiday including bank holidays increasing with service, plus the opportunity to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
  • Online Employee Retail Discount Scheme
  • Contribution based pension scheme & life assurance
  • A comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed

The ideal candidate:

*Someone with roughly 1-2 years experience in a UK accountancy practice.

*Must have already started ACCA/ACA training.

  • Educated to A Level or higher e.g. degree
  • You must have a minimum of 3 A Levels at grades B, B, C or better
  • You must have about 1-2 years' experience in an accountancy practice and have already started ACCA/ACA training.
  • Proven communication skills, verbal and written
  • Fully fluent in English, verbal and written
  • Strong IT skills, specifically Excel and able to pick up new IT packages very quickly
  • A positive, confident and proactive attitude
  • Create a positive impression with clients and staff
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight timeframes with high quality output
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and self-motivated
  • Able to work within procedures on job aspects which will deal with facts, standards and quality
  • Sage, Xero and CCH experience would be an advantage.

If this role is of interest do get in touch straight away.


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