Robert Half

Trainee Investment Accountant

England, Hertfordshire, Potters Bar
£20000 - £30000 per annum
19 Apr 2017
17 May 2017
Kay Edle
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Professional Membership
Contract Type

The Role

Robert Half Finance & Accounting are working in a partnership with a prestigious and market leading financial services operation to recruit a Trainee Investment Accountant. The role will be based from the UK head office in Hertfordshire. As the Trainee Investment Accountant you will receive a salary of up to £30,000 p/a as well as excellent benefits package.

Your Profile

The key focus of the role is to to asist in the successful delivery of investment financial accounting to our UK Client within the Investment Financial Services department.


To report on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis the movements in the investment financials, in a timely and accurate manner. To carry out and complete all appropriate accounting processes and controls within the Investment Financial Services Controls Framework.

To monitor and reconcile all valuation and unit pricing movements processed by the valuations and pricing team to ensure correct and complete information is reflected in the reported financials

To provide auditable working papers for all investment financials, including a detailed analytical review (P&L and Balance Sheet) for each reporting period.

Continually review the department/'s processes and suggest improvements to management to ensure the provision of timely, accurate and achievement of efficient levels of service. Keep up to date with all Financial Accounting legislative changes and ensure compliance with all ICOFR process narratives and key controls

The right profile:

 Part qualified accountant with investment accounting experience.

 Good system skills including Microsoft excel.

 Ability to work effectively in a team with excellent interpersonal skills.

 Ability to communicate well at all levels both written & orally.

 Enthusiastic and confident approach to new challenges.

 Flexible approach to working hours - ability to work late and at weekends at month and quarter end periods.

The Company

By joining this leading organization you will be part of a rapidly expanding global business who offer true opportunities to influence and define your own career. The business have an active policy of promoting from within and they firmly believe in organic growth.

Salary & Benefits

As a Trainee Investment Accountant you will receive a salary between 20,000 - £30,000 p/a plus extensive benefits package including pension, private health, study support, career progression and bonus.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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