• £20,000 - £23,000
  • Surrey, Woking
  • Permanent
  • HT14062
Salary : £20,000 - £23,000

Calling all Accounting and Finance Graduates looking for their first or second role in accountancy, I am looking for a bright personable, ambitious individual to join a dynamic team of accountants. They will offer you full study support to ensure you’re successful on your journey to becoming a chartered accountant in return for your hard work drive and dedication. This role will give you the opportunity to learn from some of the best accountants, using modern software & automation, in one of the fastest growing and exciting industries.

Junior Accountant/Trainee- About the Role

You will given the skills required to become a complete accountant, being able to work towards running a finance function independently.
You will assist the senior accountant with the month-end process for a portfolio of clients, working towards producing output to a perfect standard. On a daily basis tasks will include:

  • Bookkeeping: using Xero and other financial software to efficiently deal with company transactions.
  • Using Microsoft Excel to manipulate various data sources, to ensure they are recorded accurately in Xero.
  • Using integrated third-party software to set up payments for review.
  • Assisting with monthly reporting and performing monthly checks on the financial data, including analytical reviews.
  • Preparation of monthly payroll and pension filings.
  • Preparation of VAT returns within Xero.
  • Liaising with HMRC and other third parties for general queries.
  • Responding to client queries and assisting with ad hoc requests.

The successful Junior Accountant /Trainee will have /be

  • A recent graduate or already part qualified ACCA or ACA.
  • Ideally you will have already gained some practical accounting skills in addition to your academic qualification.
  • Is extremely hungry to learn – the road to becoming chartered is long but rewarding.
  • Extremely receptive to feedback.
  • Have a huge amount of pride in the work you produce.
  • A strong emphasis on customer service.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with autonomy, with a curious mind to look for answers.
  • Process driven and has a desire to challenge and improve existing processes.
  • Ambition to become a chartered accountant.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s, keyboard shortcuts).

Junior Accountant /Trainee – Benefits

Benefits include opportunities for remote working with full IT and office support given, discretionary company bonus, full ACA or ACCA training package including study leave

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