Trainee Accountant
£22000 - £24000 + Bonus + Benefits + Study Support

They are an award winning, trading and investments group dealing in a wide range of financial instruments and trading in commodities and energy-based derivatives. They provide services to an extensive global client base they are a creative and highly motivated company. They invest in, and manage, a portfolio of hedge funds and start-up ventures covering various stages of the energy sector. They now have an opportunity for an enthusiastic team player required for an account's assistant role with opportunities for career progression.


  • Strong academic background with good level of Maths ability.
  • Experience of Excel and able to use spreadsheets.
  • Keen to obtain an accountancy qualification (AAT) and then (ACCA/CIMA) whilst training on the job.
  • No exemptions or any exams passed in any accountancy exams and also evidence of working either in a full time job or internship or university holiday job in an accounts department.
  • You will be a team player, with an attention to detail and a strong desire to learn.


  • Working within a dynamic and growing finance department, this is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to begin a career in the financial services industry.
  • You will be trained to analyse, manipulate and reconcile financial instrument trade data.
  • You will gain an understanding of trade booking, system processing, cross border transactions, P&L reporting and business analysis.
  • You will be exposed to a variety of financial products.
  • You will be given the opportunity to be responsible for the transaction full cycle from initiation recognition to preparation of Financial Statements.
  • You will work with excel spreadsheets and Sage accounting software.