Junior Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Ref: 1487Monday 20 June 2022

Up to £30,000 pa dependent upon experience

Are you a part-qualified accountant or a recent Finance graduate looking for a new opportunity? Do you have experience of working in a busy centralised Finance department? Then we may have just the opportunity for you!

Amour Recruitment is delighted to be working with a leading Wealth Management company based in the Temple Meads area, who is looking to add a Junior Accountant to their Finance department. Successful candidates in this role will be responsible for supporting the Financial Controller in performing various day to day tasks as well as being an integral part of the wider Finance team.

This is a permanent position and will be hybrid split between the office in central Bristol (5 min walk from Temple Meads train station) for 3 days per week and work from home for the remaining 2 days. Salary is up to £30,000 dependent upon experience.


The Role:

  • Preparing and posting banking journals, ensuring bank recs reconcile and are delivered on a timely basis
  • Post and process journal entries into the general ledger including revenue, accruals and prepayments
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • To assist with collection of revenue data which will support month end accruals
  • Supporting the Financial Controller in analysing and providing insight of revenue and expenses for wider tasks including business partnering, forecasting, budgetting and general queries
  • Assist with half year and full year external audit queries
  • Review and approve invoices and BACS payment run
  • Providing assistance for ad-hoc projects and tasks as & when required


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong understanding of core accounting basics
  • Part-qualified accountant OR recent graduate with a Finance-related degree
  • Reasonable knowledge of excel including us of VLOOKUPs, SUMIFs and tables
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Packages
  • A team player with a 'can do' attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail


Benefits include discretionary annual bonus, private medical insurance several excellent voluntary benefits.

Don't worry if you don't tick all of the boxes above, we welcome applications from all candidates regardless of background or experience level. If you're looking for a new opportunity, one of our experienced consultants will be happy to have a confidential conversation with you and give you more details on this or any of our other vacancies with our ever-growing list of clients!

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