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Harvey John Accountancy Recruitment


£25000 - £35000 per annum

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Junior Accountant - Initial 12-month maternity contract - Flexible working options

A rapidly scaling international Food and Drinks brand based in High-Wycombe requires a proactive and career focused Junior Accountant to join them in their next stage of growth. This is initially intended as a 12 month contract to cover maternity leave within the team. However due to the growth of the company it is highly likely that it will become a permanent role, with study support available.

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, this individual will join an organisation that has an impressive and recent period of growth. Having had a significant market impact, the company are approaching a new and exciting phase of expansion, which will also see significant investments being made in their team.

This is a fast-paced, evolving business offering a role with genuine opportunities for career progression and promotion for an ambitious and motivated candidate.

Candidate requirements:

  • Part-qualified Accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA) with 1-2 years experience
    • OR a recent Accounting/Finance related graduate
  • Strong Excel skills - pivots, lookups etc
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Able to use own initiative and to take responsibility for decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Proactive and motivated to embark on a succesful accounting career

The Role

  • Assist the FC in a broad range of responsibilities across junior finance
  • Month end close and reporting inc. journal entries, payroll, revenue and prepayments
  • AP invoice processing and payment runs
  • Managing vendor queries and resolving discrepencies
  • Maintennance of the fixed assets register
  • Analysis and reconciliation of bank statements and general ledgers
  • Process expenses along with a range of ad-hoc tasks and projects
  • Further room to take on AR/Credit Control, VAT and financial controls responsibilities as the role develops

Please apply via the website or contact Alex Baxter Smith at Harvey John for more information.

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