Graduate Trainee Accountant – Retail
- @Executive Talent Associates posted 4 weeks ago
- Posted : 5 February 2024 -Accepting applications
Career Level Entry Level
What we do Retail / FMCG & Wholesale
Qualifications Bachelors Degree
Our client operates in the retail sector, offering a wide range of products to customers. With a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service and a focus on quality, our client has established itself as a leading player in the industry.
As an innovative and customer-centric company, our client values teamwork, professionalism, and continuous improvement. Join our client’s dynamic team and kick-start your career in accounting in the exciting retail sector.
Our client is seeking ambitious and talented individuals for the Graduate Trainee Accounting role in the retail sector. As a Graduate Trainee, you will undergo comprehensive training and gain practical experience in various accounting functions.
This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, learn from experienced professionals, and lay the foundation for a successful career in accounting within the retail industry.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist in the preparation and maintenance of financial records, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
- Process invoices, receipts, and payments, verifying data and resolving discrepancies.
- Reconcile accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.
- Support the month-end and year-end closing processes.
- Assist with bank reconciliations and cash flow management.
- Contribute to the preparation of financial reports, such as balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
- Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
- Participate in the analysis of financial data to identify trends and patterns.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial insights and support decision-making processes.
- Ensure compliance with tax regulations and assist in the preparation of tax returns.
- Provide general administrative support to the finance department as required.
Qualifications and Experience:
- A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
- Strong academic background with a keen interest in pursuing a career in accounting.
- Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
- Proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
- Attention to detail and accuracy in financial data analysis.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively within a team.
- Knowledge of accounting software is a plus.
To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment and interviews.
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