Finance and Accountancy Graduate - Slough

£24,000 plus car (or allowance) plus BUPA
Ref: 161 Date Posted: Monday 17 Jan 2022
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Exceptional opportunity for an Accountancy or Finance graduate, with some intern or post graduate finance and accounting work experience, to join the UK financial services division of a global brand. 

The Finance Graduate Scheme is a two year development programme. Day to day, your placement will provide you with the opportunity to learn about multiple aspects of finance and accounting. The role supports three motor finance business lines: retail consumer finance, personal and corporate contract hire and the funding of motor dealerships.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES TO BE DEVELOPED:

  1. Responsible for the preparation and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts ensuring that they are complete, accurate and valid
  2. Responsible for the monthly intercompany and related party reporting
  3. Allocation of the payment element of cash reporting associated with the bank account/general ledger
  4. Assisting the month end reporting process: posting journal vouchers, reconciliation and analyses of data, etc
  5. Allocation of the payment element of cash reporting associated with the bank account/general ledger
  6. Processing purchase invoices
  7. Processing supplier payment runs
  8. Processing employee expense claims
  9. Processing of credit card transactions and reconciliation of associated credit card statements
  10. Processing supplier payment runs
  11. Diligent management and archiving of AP related documents (via on line workflow solution) in accordance with requirements
  12. Ensures that all internal control procedures are adhered to with specific reference to approval of invoices and associated authorisation limits
  13. Ensuring effective and efficient vendor query management and resolution
  14. Responsible for the administration and management of certain BACS and faster payment related processes
  15. Participates in projects as required
  16. Ad hoc duties as required

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Finance graduate
  • Looking for a career in finance
  • Shares openly ideas and opinions and is not afraid to challenge
  • Adopts an organized approach
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Good analytical problem solving ability
  • Stakeholder focused, flexible and a good team player
  • Manages pressure effectively
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, ideally at intermediate level
  • Loves to learn