Graduate Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Graduate Accounts Assistant
Job Type: Full-time, permanent
State Date: ASAP
Location: Salford, Greater Manchester
Salary: Up to £25,000 DOE + benefits

Are you a graduate looking for an exciting new finance role to kickstart your career? If so, this role could be the next step your career needs!

My client is hiring for a Graduate Accounts Assistant to join their finance team. The candidate will be highly motivated and self-driven with a desire to develop in a finance career whilst completing professional accountancy qualifications.

The role will be ideal for someone either starting out or very early on in their finance career, looking to attain a professional accountancy qualification alongside a successful career within the finance sector.
This a hybrid variable role with some office-based work out of their Salford/Leeds office.


Maintaining key management accounts files for the business and ensure accuracy in reporting to senior management as well as
*Assisting in budgeting and forecasting for the business; meeting with managers, challenging performances and supporting decision making
*Carrying out core accounting responsibilities such as balance sheet reconciliations, managing accruals and prepayments, invoicing, and other activities to manage the ledger
*Completing and interpreting variance analysis on company performance
*develop and maintain financial model(s) of business performance
*Completing tasks and responsibilities to tight deadlines whilst managing stakeholders' expectations


*Be educated to a degree level (Minimum grade required 2.1) or AAT qualified
*Flexible and adaptable to cope with a fast-paced environment in a large organisation
*Experience with Microsoft Office software particularly Excel and Word
*Strong communicator, who actively seeks to build working relationships with peers, clients, colleagues.


*A commitment to studying towards a professional accountancy qualification
*Microsoft PowerPoint experience is advantageous

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.