Junior Accountant/Bookkeeper – Job no. 5528

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Introduction

The candidate will be responsible for maintaining the accounting records and assisting with the preparation of Trust and Company financial statements and management accounts.

Organization

A global company providing a wide range of bespoke professional services to both clients as well as individuals.

Function

Maintaining the general ledger and preparing management accounts, including:

  • Posting of cash and journals in the nominal ledgers;
  • Preparing loan interest calculations and reconciling bank and loan accounts;
  • Reconciliation of bank and other ledger balances;
  • Calculation and accrual of company expenses;
  • Assist with the compilation of management accounts.


Assist with the preparation of the annual financial statements:

  • Assist with the transfer of the trial balance information into the financial statements template;
  • Preparation of trust and company accounts in accordance with applicable legislation as delegated by the Team Leader;
  • Prepare the associated working papers and evidencing balances to the financial statements;
  • Assisting with auditors’ queries;
  • Undertake the annual review process of entities for which accounts have been prepared.


General:

  • Liaison with other departments within the Group;
  • Available to assist in other duties as and when requested.

Requirements

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Studying AAT qualification or holding ‘A’ Levels with accounting subjects and some bookkeeping/accounting experience;

Special Skills Required:

  • Good communication, organisational and problem solving skills;
  • Solid understanding of the preparation of financial statements;
  • A positive ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Innovative team player with the ability to work effectively under pressure;
  • Ability to work to deadlines with moderate supervision.

Offer

An attractive salary is on offer for the right candidate, depending on the work experience and qualifications.

Your Consultant

Mafalda Duarte
Recruitment Consultant

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