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Graduate Trainee – Accounts and Payroll


Monday to Friday – Full Time

£18,000 per annum

Four Squared Recruitment are supporting a fantastic business in Leicester with the recruitment of a Graduate Trainee – Accounts and Payroll. This is a permanent role based in the office that comes with excellent benefits including a self-study fully funded training and examination package will be provided for the ACCA qualification to Chartered status. You will be providing a quality support service within the accounts department.

Key Responsibilities include (while not being limited to) the following:

  • Overall focus of the role will be to process financial and client account transactions
  • Record financial transactions within the sales, purchase, and nominal accounts
  • Process sales invoices
  • Produce bank, purchase, and sales ledger reconciliations
  • Arrange the payment of purchase invoices for the company
  • Credit control
  • Reconciliation and posting of commission for the business and of the commissions bank account
  • Facilitating the movement of clients’ monies to ensure compliance with CASS rules for SSAS, SIPP and Investment transactions
  • Posting daily client transactions onto SAGE accounts
  • Production of daily client account reconciliations
  • Production of monthly client account reconciliations
  • All associated filing to include bank statements, purchase invoices, payroll etc

The ideal person will have;

  • Be qualified to degree level 2:1 minimum
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and professional connections
  • Ability to operate an effective diary / filing system
  • Numeracy skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate paper and computer based records
  • Able to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail

It would be desirable to have the following;

  • Knowledge / experience using SAGE accounts / Payroll
  • Knowledge / experience of the financial environment / commission
  • Good, broad, knowledge of financial services in general

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in & you have the experience & knowledge, then please click apply below. If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Four Squared Recruitment.

Due to high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge all applications. If we do not get back in touch within 2 weeks, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. We will try and let you know about other roles which suit your current skills and experience.

For more information please contact Jenna Lamb on 01905 783 352 or email jenna.lamb@four-squared.com

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