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Junior Accountant

At a glance

MAKESHIFT
Employer
£24,000 - £26,000 PY
Salary
16/05/2021
Closing date
Permanent
Contract
40 hours per week
Hours

Key Responsibilities

Purchase Ledger and Accounts Payable

·   Management of account emails and monitoring supplier invoice emails

·   Update accounts payable and perform statement reconciliations

·   Obtaining invoice approvals from relevant teams/departments

·   Post supplier invoices into Xero

·   Assemble payables reports for approval

·   Process weekly payment runs

·   Support site teams for online purchases

·   Perform bank reconciliation on Xero

·   Assist with reviewing of expenses

·   Process BACS payment for payroll

Sales Ledger and Accounts Receivable

·   Manage billing processes

·   Perform credit control following company policies

·   Prepare weekly reports for review

·   Process and reconcile receivables and direct debit payments on Bottomline

·   Managing relationship with key stakeholders

Month-end and ad-hoc tasks

·   Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements

·   Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded

·   Assist Finance Manager in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings

·   Prepare and submit daily/weekly/monthly reports

·   Support relevant site teams with finance queries

·   Assist with ad hoc finance and accounting tasks

Requirements

·   1+ years proven experience as an assistant accountant or bookkeeping background

·   Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices

·   Proficient with Excel and familiar with Microsoft office

·   Excellent time management

·   Good attention to detail

·   Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen

·   Good communications skills

·   Able to multi-tasking and prioritise work effectively

Desirable skills & experience

·   Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, business and relevant field

·   Xero experience

·   Working towards an accountancy qualification (AAT, ACCA or equivalent)

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please send a cover letter of no more than 300 words and your CV to careers@makeshift.org with the subject line: Junior Accountant by Sunday 16th May, 2021.
We will review all CVs before inviting those selected to an online interview. We are aiming for 1 round of interviews, but there might be more depending on candidates.

To find out more about the employer please visit https://www.makeshift.org/

For support with this vacancy or information about the role please contact dalal.al-jalaby@islington.gov.uk

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