Junior Accountant / Accounts Payable
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 26/11/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06030-0011185857


Robert Half Financial Services are currently working with a Trading firm in London helping them source a Junior Accountant / Accounts Payable Clerk on a 'temp to perm' basis.

This role will be made permanent if the candidate is successful.


The Junior Accountant / Accounts Payable Clerk will be focusing on the Purchase Ledger, taking on more Management Accountant responsibilities as you grow in the role. Some of the responsibilities you will cover are:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Responsible for all accounts payable duties for some international entities, including bill entry, three-way match for purchase orders, and vendor payments
  • Maintaining financial records which accurately record the business's incoming and outgoing finances
  • Ensuring that accounts are accurately monitored and recorded
  • Assisting with month end duties, including accruals and prepayments
  • Other ad hoc duties

Training will be required for the right candidate.


The perfect candidate will be degree educated and looking to study either AAT, ACCA or CIMA qualification. You should have roughly 12 months experience within an Accounting team.

In addition to this, the Junior Accountant / Accounts Payable Clerk must:

  • Possess great attention to detail
  • Be self-motivated and have a willingness to learn
  • Focused and deadline driven
  • Be degree educated (2.1 minimum grade)

The successful candidate must be able to start within 1 month.


The role is within a Propriety Trading firm who have multiple strategies including Quantitative trading. They are American owned and had a succession of high growth years- hence the reason for the position.

The culture here, is very sociable and inclusive. The hold quarterly competitions (not work related), socials, and provide free breakfast and lunch.

Based in London.


£30,000 - £35,000 per year plus holiday pay.

Study support will be provided once the candidate is converted onto a permanent contract.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Where rates of pay or salary ranges are detailed these are dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training. If you wish to apply for this position please read our Privacy Notice which details how we may use, process, store and disclose your Personal Information: www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice.

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