Junior Accountant

01 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Junior Accountant

Location: Tamworth

Salary: £17,500 per annum

Main purpose of the Junior Accountant:

To perform the following duties in the separate areas of client fund accounting and revenue and expense accounting.

Key Responsibilities of the Junior Accountant:

Client Fund Accounting

Maintenance of Client Funds including:

  • Banking of Client Fund Receipts
  • Allocating Claims Payments
  • Maintaining the Client fund Cashbook
  • Stopping cheques on Barclays Imagepay
  • Banking and processing Recoveries
  • Preparation and issue of invoices to Clients
  • Maintaining the Client Fund Invoice Register
  • Preparing Claims Listings for clients in order to support requests for Funds

Revenue and Expense Accounting

  • Paying expenses via Barclays.net
  • Checking receipts against personal expense claims
  • Processing journals into the Sun ledger accounting system
  • Dealing with queries from suppliers
  • Banking of receipts


  • Filing

Skills required to become the Junior Accountant:

  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload to ensure that deadlines are adhered to.
  • Ability to work under pressure and without supervision.
  • Ability to liaise with colleagues when appropriate.
  • Ability to develop and sustain relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to construct effective written communications, including letters and reports. Capable and confident written English skills.
  • Confident and effective telephone skills.
  • Confident numeracy skills.
  • Full training in the role will be provided, with regular on-going training, reinforced by progress towards professional qualifications.

IT Skills required for the Junior Accountant role:


  • MS Word
  • MS Excel – intermediate level
  • MS Outlook
  • Accurate data input skills


  • MS Excel Advanced
  • Access – intermediate level

If you feel that you meet the above criteria for the Junior Accountant role then please apply now!