- GMFJ Reference
37.50 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
Now Taking Applications
- Employment Type
Intermediate Level 2
Achilles Therapeutics UK Limited
Description of Opportunity
innovative and growing to start up business, the organisation is scaling at a
fast rate and going through enormous change and Finance is central to this
development. Part of this is with the implementation of a robust new control
Assistant Accountant will be helping the organisation during its growth
phase, ensuring that ever-increasing volumes of invoices or Purchase Orders
and Invoices are processed in an efficient manner and in line with our
internal control framework. The finance department is ambitious and aspires to be best in practice in the way
they operate, looking to implement procedures well in advance of them
becoming financial reporting requirements
Financial Accountant will report to the Financial Controller and work
alongside the Financial Accounting and Reporting team in what is a great
first role within a Finance department.
purchase ledger in Netsuite including inputting all supplier
transactions and staff expenses.
invoices and expenses are authorised in line with Company
policy and accounted for in line with accounting standards and
company suppliers, setting up new suppliers, and reconciling monthly supplier
invoices to purchase orders and goods in notes on the
online purchasing system.
other reasonable duties, commensurate with the job title, as may
be determined by their line manager
with other ad-hoc projects
Please note; National Minimum wage.
For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 132510)
- Control orientated mindset appreciating the
requirement for financial controls being fulfilled properly.
- Articulate and numerate
- Excellent written and verbal communication
to communicate technical or complex issues with clarity to non-financial
- A-Levels grade A-C
- GCSE's grade A-C or 4 and above
Foundation Certificate - AAT Level 2
The foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing, and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software.
This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into accountancy.
To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units (also known as subjects), of which one includes the synoptic assessment. This tests the knowledge you have gained throughout the level, covering multiple (but not all) units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE).
The area you will cover include:
- Bookkeeping transactions
- Bookkeeping controls
- Elements of costing
- Using accounting software
- Foundation Synoptic Assessment
The Apprenticeship standard details the Essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be a successful Accounts/Finance Assistant, this includes General Business, Ethical Standards, Communication, Attention to Detail and Professionalism. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take the End Point Assessment.
The Knowledge areas of the standard will be covered through the completion of the AAT qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training, and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.
- Analytical, numerate, and results focussed
- Accurate with a completer /finisher mindset
- Adaptable and comfortable with change
- Solutions focussed
- Good judgment, able to communicate and
- Team-spirited and able to work independently
- An individual who possesses a high level of
integrity and professionalism
working with process
Opportunities to progress within the business.
25 days holiday plus usual bank holidays
Salary sacrifice pension scheme matching up to 6%
Cycle to work scheme
Please note- candidates will also be considered to study towards AAT Level 3.