Trainee Accountant

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Otto Hopton

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

JOB TITLE: Trainee Accountant

REPORTING TO: Finance Director

DEPARTMENT: Corporate Finance

LOCATION: West End, London

An exclusive private equity firm are looking to recruit a Trainee Accountant within their Corporate Finance team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic highly driven and motivated individual to join a market leading group. This role will provide ample learning and development opportunities for a confident self-starter. The role is ideal for someone who is looking towards studying an accountancy qualification.

The successful candidate will have recently graduated from a Russell Group university and be seeking a career within accounting.


  • Run the purchase ledger function including:
    • Coding and Posting of AP Invoices Via SAP/SAP Concur
    • Payment of invoices via BACs Payment
    • Managing suppliers
    • Dealing with queries
  • Run the staff expenses function including:
    • Administration of Digital Expense Process
    • Reviewing and Processing Expense Claims on a monthly basis via SAP Concur
    • Management of Executive Assistant Team to ensure expenses deadlines are kept
  • Monthly Review of Employee's Travel
  • Administering Petty Cash for employee travel
  • Provide weekly and monthly cash flow reporting for the group and monitor cash balances
  • Weekly bank postings
  • This role has regular interaction with senior people within the firm, including the Co-CEO and Managing Directors so candidates should carry themselves professionally


  • First Class or 2:1 Degree Russell Group University in Accountancy, Economics, Finance etc.
  • Strong academics; A levels (grades A-B)
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Understanding of basic double entry and interest in accountancy
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Inquisitive mind/Eager to learn


  • Competitive market salary
  • Fully discretionary annual bonus
  • Private health care and dental
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Financial support for accounting training and paid study leave

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