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General Accountant

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General Accountant

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Expiry Date: 27 December 2023
  • Job Ref: J9829

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love Work, Love Life, Be You’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day and help us continue to grow.

We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026.

What are we all about?

At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this passion that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit’s to Construction, and many more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more.

About You

We are actively seeking a skilled and motivated General Accountant to join our finance team. As a General Accountant, you'll play a pivotal role in maintaining accurate financial records, ensuring compliance, and contributing to financial reporting processes. Your responsibilities will include journal entries, reconciliations, financial analysis, and participation in month-end and year-end closing activities. Attention to detail, a solid grasp of accounting principles, and effective teamwork are central to thriving in this role.

Day-to-day, you will:

Journal Entries and Reconciliations:

  • Prepare and post journal entries to accurately record financial transactions.
  • Reconcile accounts, identifying and resolving discrepancies promptly.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to obtain necessary information.

Financial Reporting:

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and reports.
  • Support the analysis of financial data to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Participate in month-end and year-end closing processes.

Account Analysis:

  • Conduct regular reviews of balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Provide insightful analysis and explanations for variances and trends.
  • Assist in the preparation of management reports.

Compliance and Documentation:

  • Ensure adherence to accounting standards and regulations.
  • Maintain organized and well-documented financial records.
  • Support audits and assist in providing required documentation.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process enhancement and efficiency.
  • Contribute to the implementation of streamlined accounting procedures.
  • Collaborate with team members to optimize financial workflows.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA or similar certification is advantageous.
  • Proven experience in accounting roles with an emphasis on general accounting functions.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, standards, and practices.
  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to spot trends and variances.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in financial data management.
  • Experience with ERP systems and financial reporting tools is a plus.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to maintaining confidentiality.

At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be whom we are looking for.

We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun!

What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!

Love Work. Love Life. Be You.