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Harvey John Accountancy Recruitment


Up to £18000 per annum

An extremely exciting opportunity for an entry level, Trainee Accountant, to join the internal finance team of a leading professional services firm in Leatherhead. Our client, who are a reputable and well known organisation within their sector, are looking for a driven student who is commited to embarking on their profesional accountancy studies.

Our client provides expert financial and accountancy advice and business services on an international basis and would provide a fantastic environment in which to learn and develop

Overview of duties:

  • Purchase Ledger
    • Log incoming invoices onto Access accounting system
    • Stamp invoices and code to correct account
    • Send invoices out for authorisation and track their return
    • Release on Access approved invoices for payment
    • Ensure invoices are electronically scanned and allocated
    • Process BACS payments
    • File invoices
    • Reconciliation of statements from suppliers and following up differences
    • Reconciliation of purchase ledger to purchase ledger control account
  • Petty Cash
    • Make payments
    • Reconcile on a regular basis
  • Clients Monies
    • Processing Client Monies
    • Support the Accounts Assistant in processing client monies payments

This role has significant scope to broaden once competence with the entry level responsibilities is demonstrated.

About you

  • Educated to A level or equivalent
  • Numerically literate with a minimum B grade in GCSE Mathematics
  • Able to work to deadlines and to prioritise work in a busy team
  • IT literate and able to demonstrate an understanding of Excel/Word
  • Accurate and reliable with a keen eye for detail, your role will require accurate processing of information at all times

To learn more about this Trainee Accountant position in Leatherhead, please apply via the website or contact Alex Baxter Smith at Harvey John for more information.