Accounting and Finance Placement (12 month placement)
We have a number of opportunities for vibrant undergraduates during their year in industry. One of which is a 12 month placement starting in Summer 2019 in our Finance team. You will be working as an Accounting and Finance Assistant. You will be a highly motivated and ambitious accounting and finance student, capable of managing your own tasks and workflows.
Reporting to the Financial Controller:
Posting of supplier invoices and sales invoices into Xero
Review of Aged Payables and Receivables
Prepayments and Accruals
Bank and credit card reconciliations
Assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts including P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Forecast
Assisting in the preparation of quarterly and annual VAT returns and knowledge of flat rate and cash accounting
Knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
Assisting with end of year preparation and procedures
Be able to work with transactions in multi-currencies
Ad hoc duties such as filing and expenses, and must be able to make an excellent cup of tea.
You must be studying towards an accounting and finance or business and finance bachelor’s degree
You must have some experience in an accounting role.
You must have excellent Excel skills.
First class interpersonal skills, including strong interviewing, questioning and presentation abilities.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Proven tenacious and positive “can do” attitude.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with our sister team in Pakistan
We want a self-starter, confident in their experience and knowledge, willing to learn, develop and add to their current skills.
You should have strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively and to multi-task with excellent attention to detail
You will be expected to present your work to the rest of your team and confidently discuss with the individual company owner their company’s accounts.
We will throw you in at the deep end, do not apply if you are not excited by the prospect of this.
Selection dates: February - March 2019