Permanent
Graduate
Commerce & Industry
Central
£18,000 - £20,000

Graduate Accounts Assistant

Ref: 101| Posted: 11th Jun 2019

Our client is a leading business where the team has accumulated a wealth of industry knowledge.  This, combined with superior levels of customer service, ensures the company is at the cutting edge of their industry.

So, about the position;

The Graduate Accounts Assistant will be involved in a bit of everything – ensuring no day will ever be quite the same! This role will encompass purchase ledger, sales ledger, credit control and reconciliations as well as a small amount of general admin. You'll be expected to work as part of a team, and independently - so self-discipline, and the ability to prioritize workload is a must.

Your role will include;

  • Posting ledger entries to accounting system
  • Coding and posting approved supplier invoices to accounting system
  • Entering bank payments and receipts on bank systems and accounting system
  • Daily reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Reconcile finance accounts and direct debits
  • Ensuring weekly cash projection is updated and reconciled
  • Recording of petty cash transactions
  • Posting and recording of FX contracts
  • Analysis and posting of expenses
  • General assistance to Financial Controller as required
  • Assistance with month-end management accounts

The ideal candidate will;

  • Hold a degree, and be an Accounting & Finance graduate
  • Be working towards their ACCA/ACA/CIMA exams, or working towards an AAT Lv4 qualification
  • Have an intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Have previously worked with Sage accounting software.
  • Display a confident personality, both in person and on the telephone
  • Be a real team player

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, please get in touch right away – we’d love to hear from you!