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12 Month University Placement - Outsourcing - Sept 2024 - London

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PKF International


9d ago

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  • University student, aiming for a 2.2 degree or higher, with a minimum of 112 UCAS points, strong math and English skills, computer proficiency, excellent communication, teamwork, and time-management abilities, as well as a willingness to learn and ask for help, good attention to detail, flexibility, and the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • The candidate will be responsible for processing transactions, reconciling accounts, preparing financial statements, managing cash books, and utilizing various accounting systems in a 12-month university placement in outsourcing at PKF International in London.

Placement Program

Accounting & Tax



Rolling basis


  • You could be involved in the audit of any organisation from a listed company to working with owner-managed businesses. With every audit, you'll gain a deeper insight into each stage of the process, and a broader view of the businesses we work for. As your experience grows, so will your opportunities.
  • The Outsourcing team is a growing and dynamic part of the Business Services Division, offering room for career progression. The successful candidate will assist the Manager and Bookkeepers in providing a high quality bookkeeping service to a wide variety of businesses. 
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  • Person Specification:
  • University student, working towards a minimum of a 2.2 degree and above.
  • Minimum of 112 UCAS points (2017 tariff), from three A-C A Levels (excluding general studies), or equivalent
  • GCSEs Grade 5/B in Maths and English Language
  • Personal Attributes:
  • Able to work on his/her own with limited support
  • Team player
  • Computer literate, ideally familiar with Word, Excel
  • Effective communication skills
  • Willingness to ask for help/ask questions
  • Willingness and ability to learn
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good attention to detail
  • Effective time-management skills
  • Flexibility
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Work to deadlines
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Education requirements

2:2 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • Transactions processing to trial balance
  • Preparation and processing of journals
  • Reconciling accounts payable and receivable
  • Producing aged debtor and credit listings
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Year-end statutory financial statements
  • Extended trial balance
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Maintaining cash books/nominal ledgers/sales and purchase ledgers
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Writing cheques and bank processes
  • Use a variety of accounting systems including Xero, Quickbooks, Sage and many more
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Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Life Assurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Private medical
  • Hybrid/flexible working
  • Enhanced Sick leave
  • Enhanced Annual leave
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Enhanced pension matching contributions
  • Season ticket loan
  • Sabbaticals
  • Secondments
  • Dress down policy
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Rolling basis