Trainee Accountant - London

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edited December 2016 in Job postings

Maven was formed in 2011 and employs some of the most talented traders in the market, executing a diverse range of strategies. It is the most active participant in a number of exchange-traded products, contributing significant liquidity to European markets. The company trades primarily for its own account, but recently launched a hedge fund to offer some of its established strategies to external investors. It opened a Hong Kong office in May 2016 which is creating new opportunities to expand the business into new markets. The company’s culture is collaborative, informal and highly rewarding of strong performance.

Maven is seeking a Trainee Accountant who is looking to progress their career within accounting and qualify as an ACA, ACCA or CIMA. We expect this person to grow into a management accounting role within 18-24 months.
This is a full-time permanent role based in London. Remuneration comprises:
  • annual base salary
  • discretionary bonus
  • allowance for exam and course fees
  • Assist with month end procedures and support management accountant with preparation of accruals, prepayment and depreciation journals;
  • Identify appropriate accounting treatment and cost allocations for all invoices and post journal entries into Sun Systems;
  • Analysis of P&L variance;
  • Daily P&L reconciliation
  • Receive and distribute invoices to appropriate personnel within Maven - ensure that invoices are reconciled, posted and paid within terms;
  • Oversee supplier reconciliations and maintain good relations with all suppliers;
  • Perform credit card reconciliations and identify correct taxation and accounting treatment of all transactions;
  • Ad hoc project work as required.
  • Interest in qualifying as an accountant and progressing towards a management accounting role;
  • Ability to prioritise projects;
  • Ability to communicate confidently with senior management;
  • At least 1-2 years within a Finance team required;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and highly numerate;
  • Knowledge of double entry bookkeeping essential;
  • Experience with Sun systems advantageous but not essential;
To apply please email [email protected] and enter the job code MAVEN060 in the subject line of your application email attaching your current CV
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