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Junior Financial Accountant

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Ashleigh Bowman

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Job Title: Junior Financial Accountant

Department: Finance

Location: London

Status: Permanent


To provide financial accounting support to the UK Finance team.


  • Involvement in the monthly financial close process including accruals and account analysis, cash postings, payroll accruals, revenue accounting, prepayments, and account reconciliations, ensuring all activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner (this will likely focus on the holding companies but may include other operational entities as required);
  • Involvement in the management of the Fixed Assets module including calculating the monthly depreciation and capitalisation of new assets;
  • 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 including, ONS returns, financial statement preparation and management reports, on a timely basis;
  • Assisting with the treasury/cash management process;
  • Work with the team to ensure reconciliation process notes are complete and up to date;
  • The performance of such other duties as may be required from time to time by the Financial Reporting Managers;


  • Desire to progress by undertaking an appropriate accounting qualification;
  • Previous experience in a Finance team is highly desirable;
  • Good personal communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Must possess great attention to detail;
  • Must be self-motivated and self-starting;
  • 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 by themselves

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