Accounts Assistant
To £30000 + Bonus + Benefits + Study support for AAT

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Enthusiastic team player required for an Accounts Assistant role in a dynamic company.

They are a successful trading and investments group with a focus on commodity trading dealing in oil, carbon, power and gas as well as managing two energy focused hedge funds. They are also involved in venture capital start-ups in the energy sector. Within their industry they are a leading company within core energy commodity markets. Their environment is fast moving with a proactive culture which encourages employees to use initiative and actively contribute to success in always changing environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to obtain exposure to a wide variety of tasks in a fast paced environment. The role requires an enthusiastic team player required for an assistant accounting role with good opportunities for career progression.

To be considered for this role you should meet the following criteria:

  • Accounts payable experience
  • Comfortable with excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Results orientated and self-motivated.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Enjoy reconciliations
  • Interest in studying AAT
  • You must have a flexible, organized, proactive attitude towards work with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads to meet deadlines


  • Experience with Sage 50 software
  • Experience in a start-up environment

Working within a finance department of 8, this is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to be an accounts assistant. As a member of the finance team, you will gain exposure to the accounting matters of multiple different businesses, from hedge funds and commodity trading desks to the risk management and brokerage services. New business areas are constantly being cultivated and you will be part of a lively team. You will work alongside colleagues who will be able to support you in your role. You will also have the possibility to support both Finance and Operations with analysing, manipulating and reconciling data. You will be involved in system processing and cross border transactions. You will be exposed to a variety of businesses and financial products. You will be given full responsibility for recording, organising, paying and reconciling your records. You will be responsible for accounts payable. You will be involved in reconciliations and assisting on other accounting tasks.