Junior Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £28000 per annum + study support

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

Junior Accountant opportunity for a graduate with at least one years experience to join a global investment firm. The opportunity offers a structured path for progression, and the selected candidate will be expected to study towards the ACCA/CIMA with the support offered alongside the role.

The Junior Accountant will have responsibility for maintaining complete and accurate accounting records for a number of legal entities, including responsibility for detailed monthly review and analysis of balances.


  • Ensure financial control is applied for all assigned entities
  • Maintain complete and accurate balance sheet reconciliations for legal entities
  • Develop procedures and policies that support the accurate and efficient production of financial results
  • Ensure accuracy of data within the general ledger
  • Review of general ledger and preparation of non-automated journals
  • Assist with the production of monthly consolidated P&L, balance sheet and cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts for a number of entities and dealing with local external auditors and directors
  • Manage intercompany account
  • Prepare departmental reporting packs, including variance analysis and commentary
  • Provide support to Group Accountant and Financial Controller during the year end audit
  • Assist with the preparation of audit packs to agreed timescales
  • Assist with the preparation of operating plans and reforecast
  • Upload final approved budget onto Coda


  • Educated to degree level with strong academics
  • 1 years experience minimum
  • Practical experience gained within industry preferred but not essential
  • Intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables, Vlookups, sumifs)
  • Self-motivated, proactive and enthusiastic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail & strong presentation skills
  • Well organised

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