Junior Accountant- Part Qualified role

Marks Sattin
£26000 - £29000 per annum + + Study support
08 Sep 2021
15 Sep 2021
F-LEEDS-Laura Gunby
Contract Type
Full Time

Really excited to be partnering a well known brand in their search for a part qualified accountant to join their team.

Key Duties within the role:

  • Preparation and execution of transactions.
  • Reconciliation of balances.
  • Journal preparation and execution.
  • Agreement of intercompany positions.
  • Preparation and review of monthly reports including the investigation of variances and reporting of these to the Finance Business Partners.
  • Reconciliation and confirmation of specific balance sheet accounts.
  • Completion of half year and year end additional financial information.
  • Preparation of analyses and support for internal and external audit requirements, liaising with the auditors and colleagues across the business as required.
  • Responding to a significant number of ad hoc queries, and analysis as required, prioritising work effectively to ensure that these queries are responded to on a timely basis.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Group Policies, including operating of internal controls over financial reporting.

Continuous improvement within the role:

  • Apply understanding of assigned accounting processes to identify gaps and propose continuous improvement measures
  • Work closely with the process owners, colleagues and managers to understand root causes and represent process procedures, practicalities and exceptions.
  • Proactively seeks feedback from fellow team members and other internal and external customers, and uses this to inform future delivery of services.

About you-

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Part-qualified or wanting to willing to start studying for an accounting qualification.
  • At least 1 years of relevant accounting experience. SAP and retail or FMCG industry experience preferred.
  • Requires good understanding of IT systems and processes.
  • Can provide evidence of working collaboratively with peers.
  • Good Excel skills with experience of working with large data sets


  • Ability to build strong relationships, both with the wider Finance team and throughout the company
  • Works well as part of a team and is willing to help others within the team.
  • Keenness to develop and learn new skills.
  • Can do attitude to work and ability to work to month end deadlines.
  • A capability to build the role and adapt to changes in the working environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

This is an opportunity not to be missed.

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