Cost Accountant/Professional Accounting (an Arch apprenticeship)

Bankside 3, 90-100, Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW
£26,000.00 annually
09 Oct 2019
15 Oct 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
  • Preparation of management accounts up to trial balance - this will involve the production of the management accounts for review.
  • Providing back up and analysis for OMG UK for month end submissions
  • Analysing monthly costs to ensure correct coding
  • Variance analysis of costs - full analysis of the cost variances (to forecast) to be submitted.
  • VAT reconciliation
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations - full reconciliations to be produced and any anomalies to be noted and corrected.
  • Job reconciliations - management of our work in progress ledger.
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Liaise with other agencies for intercompany recharges and postings and reconciliation of these accounts.
  • Prepare budget reports - preparation of an accurate report analysis per group/department to tie back to the profit and loss statement and forecasts.
  • Responsible for quarterly Leasing submissions to Omnicom
  • Participating in new joiner's presentation with wider finance team
  • To be the finance point of contact for the agency when dealing with any costs and coding queries.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Effective time management skills and ability to work consistently to set deadlines
  • An ability to learn quickly the demands of the agency

Personal qualities

  • Have a positive attitude and be open to both challenge and change and be helpful, friendly, supportive and organised

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above or equivalent

Future prospects

96% of Arch Apprentices move straight into the destination of their choice when they finish their apprenticeship with many seeing their salary go up immediately post-apprenticeship!

Things to consider

  • Do I live close enough that I could commute there and back every day?
  • Do I meet the qualifications required for this role?
  • Am I available to start an apprenticeship within the next two months?
  • Do I want to work in thisindustry and have I researched into it?

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