Junior Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

Job Title: Junior Financial Accountant

Job Purpose

To provide financial accounting support to the UK Reporting team.


  • Involvement in the monthly financial close process including accruals and prepayments, account analysis and account reconciliations, ensuring all activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Preparation and processing of various intercompany settlements
  • Preparation and processing of intercompany recharges and intercompany interest
  • Identifying and working through areas for improvement and increased automation with Corporate Systems team;
  • The keeping of all financial records, accounts and schedules to the requirements of the auditors and general accepted accounting standards and practices;
  • Assisting with queries and information requests that may arise from the auditors
  • Preparation of accurate management information possibly including statistical data, financial statement preparation and management reports, on a timely basis;
  • Processing of Broker Incentives settlement, reconciliation and liaison with sales team to obtain contact and bank details;
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts;
  • Involvement in the management of the Fixed Assets module including calculating the monthly depreciation and capitalization of new assets;
  • Involvement in operational treasury activities and cash forecasting;
  • The performance of such other duties as may be required from time to time by the Financial Reporting Managers.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Desire to progress by undertaking an appropriate accounting qualification
  • Previous experience in a Finance team is highly desirable
  • Previous experience with Oracle Cloud system would be an advantage
  • Good personal communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must possess great attention to detail
  • Must be self-motivated and self-starter
  • Must be focused and deadline driven
  • Good computer literacy with experience using computer based accounting systems, word processing, spreadsheets and other standard business software
  • Clear commitment to the team approach of exchanging ideas and providing support to colleagues
  • The jobholder will receive guidance but will also need to be able to work independently

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