Degree Qualified Junior Accountant

Posted Today by Macgregor Black

Degree Qualified?

Experience of month end accounting processes?

Are you confident using Excel?

MacGregor Black is currently partnering with a prestigious business based within the Drinks sector, on the search for a Junior Accountant. This is a permanent role based in London.

Working alongside the Director of Finance responsibilities will include:

  • Code and file sales and purchase invoices
  • Maintain and reconcile Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Keep the overall aged debt balance under tight control
  • Process weekly Bank Reconciliation
  • Prepare weekly payment runs
  • Provide cash flow reporting and forecasting
  • Assist with VAT Return completion and liaising with HMRC
  • Assist in the production of monthly budgetary and control reports
  • Investigate expenditure variances
  • Assist in evaluating cost pressures
  • Producing accounts up to trial balance
  • Closing monthly books on time to meet deadlines
  • Monthly closing determination & booking: prepaid & accruals
  • Balance Sheet monthly documentation / reconciliation
  • Assist in the preparation of Year-End accounts

What are we looking for?

  • Degree Qualified
  • From 2 to 3 years work experience in UK accounting
  • Commercial Awareness desirable
  • Advanced organisational skills, ability to multi-task, and attention to detail
  • Focused and delivery oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including colleagues, management, external partners, and customers
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • A strong level of Excel including Pivot tables, Vlookups and SumIfs is a must
  • Proven time management skills and the ability to prioritise work in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Highly resourceful self-learner, with the ability to operate effectively independently
  • Bilingual French/English would be desirable but no strictly necessary
  • Good communication skills with the confidence and credibility to interact with senior management.

Competitive salary + benefits.

Please contact Debbie Hatch today for more information.

Required skills

  • Advanced Excel
  • Credit Control
  • Ledger
  • VAT
  • Month End Close

Application questions

Degree Qualified?
2 years UK accounting experience?
Strong Excel skills?

Reference: 44486736

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