10/11/2017 Kaplan Southampton SO152NP

Accounts Assistant (Id:78214)

  • Sector: business admin law
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: 15990
  • Level: 3
Accounts Assistant (Id:78214)

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Employer: Igloo Energy

Location: Southampton

Wage: £307.50 Per Week

Hours: 37.50 Per Week

Vacancy Description

A rare opportunity has arisen to join a rapidly growing start-up energy supplier as an Accounts Assistant. Igloo Energy are looking for a bright and ambitious candidate, who is looking to begin their career in accountancy, studying the AAT Level 3.

Key tasks and duties will include:

  • Reconciling purchase invoices to backing data and entering them into accounting system
  • Daily collateral monitoring and reporting
  • Setting up payments in online banking
  • Supporting the month end reporting process
  • Liaising with other departments

Many of the day to day tasks will require a highly numerical skill set due to the nature of the industry. Further tasks and responsibilities as knowledge and skill grow. The successful candidate will work closely with the financial controller (chartered accountant) who will provide regular support and on the job training.

Upon successful application you will be asked your daily commute, therefore please check this before applying. The employer would be looking for a candidate to commute no longer than 1 hour.

Qualifications Required

3 A levels at grades A*-C including Mathematics

GCSE’s including Maths and English grades A-C

Skills Required

  • Comfortable with Microsoft excel
  • Highly numerical

14 – 16 months

Training Provided

You will cover a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. You’ll learn and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

Units include:

  • The importance of professional ethics in the working environment
  • Use of spreadsheets to manage information in the accounting environment
  • Analysing variances
  • Reconciling ledgers
  • Making provisions for doubtful and irrecoverable debts
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