Junior Accountant

25000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP27000/annum study support
12 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Accountant


GBP25-27K + study support

About Capita

We are the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

GL Hearn, acquired by Capita in July 2015, is one of the UK's leading property consultancies providing trusted commercial property advice to the public sector, developers, investors and occupiers. Our goal is a simple one - to understand our clients' business, bring our expertise and enthusiasm to bear and work with them to create, develop, protect and enhance their business interests.

What you will do:

The role of the Finance team is to provide strong financial support, management and robust challenge within the business, enabling the Profit Centre Managers to deliver their monthly Profit Centre information and reporting in a timely manner, help drive growth and improved profitability as well as aiding effective and efficient management of, and decision making across the business. The team will also ensure a strong financial control environment exists, and proactively support/police the adherence to Capita policies and procedures whilst encouraging continuous improvement. We support all of our teams with a Business Partnering approach; candidates could have the development potential to become a Finance Business Partner providing support to all levels of staff across our Profit Centres.

Duties include:-

Raising Cheques for the business

Providing allocation details to Capita for payments received

Creation of supplier accounts

Creation of vendor accounts

Coding invoices on Desktop

Credit Notes

Send aged debtor reports to the business

Journal desk charges to other areas of the business & journal expenses

Collate information for journals and post before billing deadline

Bank reconciliations

End of month debtor reports

Post direct debits to the correct cost centres at the end of the month

Resolving general accounts queries

Key Skills/Experience



AAT qualified / working toward qualification

Ability to work independently of supervision and be proactive in all areas of the role.

Good general accounting experience, ie reconciliations & working capital from a corporate environment

Strong Excel skills

Attention to detail but also being able to see the "bigger picture"

Professional Services background would be advantageous, although not essential

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check

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