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Junior Accountant

  • Internal Operations
  • Hybrid Remote
  • Permanent
Junior Accountant
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000
Location: Reading (expected 3 days a week in the office)

Who are we looking for?

Bridewell is a fast-growing cyber security company, that is currently looking for a Junior Accountant to join the team. Bridewell have a strong track record of delivering leading security operations services with excellent customer service. Bridewell have an exciting and varied portfolio of clients across Critical National Infrastructure, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Government, Aviation and more. We assist our clients by providing a full range of security services across Information security, cyber security, security operations, technology risk, security testing and data privacy.

What you’ll be doing

The junior accountant role supports the finance team and will be responsible for the areas set out below alongside adhoc duties as required by the CFO and the senior finance team

The duties and responsibilities include: 
Receivables to cash:
  • Invoicing routine and non complex transactions
  • Reviewing and managing the revenue recognition templates in Salesforce
  • Working with the sales team to ensure timely billing of services and resolution of any issues
  • Recharging expenses to clients
  • Credit control and debtor management to ensure timely payment of invoices by customers
Month end:
  • Undertaking assigned balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assigned accruals processing and month end reviews for cost accruals
  • Fixed asset management
  • Providing support to the Management Accountant as required for payroll processing including liaising with the payroll bureau and the People team to collate and review data/reports.
  • Adhoc tasks and projects as required
What we’re looking for
  • Can do attitude
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communicator – this role works with multiple teams across the business and with customers
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Diplomatic and discrete
  • Proficient at MS Office, particularly with Word and Excel Essential
  • Desirable experience with an accounting software
You’ll have experience of: 
  • Accounting experience – accounting degree/AAT level 2-3
  • Practical experience of working in a finance team is desirable
What’s in it for you? 

Our vision is to create a safe, inclusive digital world where people and organisations can thrive. Our values of Do the Right Thing, One Team and Above and Beyond emphasises the importance of the part we play in society, and our commitment to our people and clients.  Our story to-date has been phenomenal, but success doesn’t end here and as we continue to grow and scale, we want to keep the same culture, passion and commitment to high quality that has enabled us to get this far. Bridewell will provide a great career opportunity with continual development as well as the following:  
  • Competitive Salary  
  • 25 Days Holiday - Plus buy and sell options 
  • Flexible Working (around core office hours) 
  • Profit Share Scheme 
  • Company Pension 
  • Employee Shareholder Scheme 
  • Dedicated Training Budget 
  • Home Office Equipment (for remote working employees) 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme 
  • Private Healthcare (incl. Gym discounts) 
  • Vision Care 
  • Birthday off (After 1 year) 
About Bridewell 

One of the most exciting prospects in the UK Cyber Security sector today, Bridewell is one of the fastest growing Cyber Security services businesses with a strong track record for delivering complex security projects and providing excellent customer service. Bridewell has an exciting and varied portfolio of clients across Financial Services, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Government, Critical National Infrastructure and more. Bridewell holds the Gold level, Investors in People award which we feel solidifies and reflects on the outstanding calibre that makes us truly One Team.
Along with our focus on our people, we also have a big focus on sustainability and recognise the role we play in the fight against climate change. Today, Bridewell is proud to be a carbon negative business.  
Location: Bridewell operates a hybrid and flexible working policy, however you will be required to travel to different sites on occasion.  

Bridewell values diversity in the workplace and is a fair and equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an equal and inclusive working environment, with the aim that our employees will be truly representative of all sections of society and each person feels respected and able to give their best. 


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What's in it for you

Bridewell will provide a great career opportunity with continual development as well as the following a variety of benefits. 
Here are just a few of our may benefits:






Competitive Benefits

We provide a broad range of benefits to ensure our employees can access the health and wellbeing services they need. We do not have a performative work culture – if you are sick we will strongly encourage you to take time off.

In addition to your annual leave, we provide a number of additional days off for health, community and family reasons. You will also gain additional days off the longer you work at Bridewell.

We offer a variety of great benefits ranging from pension and competitive salaries to share options and travel expenses.