Trainee Accountant - London

£25000 - £30000 - Accountancy and Finance
Ref: 212 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Oct 2018
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Trainee Accountant required to join a fast-paced investment firm supporting the Finance team on the day to day accounting and reporting of corporate entities.  Accountancy training contracts will be supported.

 

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

 

  • Maintenance of accounts payable function including processing of purchase invoices and preparing fortnightly payment runs
  • Support the Management Accountant in maintaining the UK Advisor general ledger through journal entries and accounts reconciliation
  • One of the roles will involve assisting fund accounting team with compliance queries and KYC process
  • Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Assist accounting team with monthly reconciliations of UK and offshore entities
  • Support cost reviews, budgeting and forecasting
  • First review of GP call and distribution notices
  • Continually strive to improve processes, systems, controls and reporting
  • Ad-hoc internal and external reporting requests

 

 

The Individual:

 

  • Trainee or part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA), first time passes preferred
  • Experience of Financial Services is advantageous
  • Strong numerical and detail orientated skillset is essential
  • Self-driven, quality and results-oriented with an ability to work well under pressure
  • Reliable, hardworking and ambitious
  • Strong Microsoft office skills (Specifically Excel, Word and Power Point)