Accounts Assistant

Title: Accounts Assistant - Paid Internship - London

Industry: Analytics

Role/Sector: Banking and finance   |   Data intelligence

Location: Central London

Placement: Internship (going permanent)

Duration: 3 months

Salary: £13,930 (per annum)

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Information on the company

This private equity investment firm invests in medium-sized businesses in northern Europe. They focus on companies with the potential to create sustainable, long-term value through changing economic cycles and work closely with management to achieve that.

Currently invested in companies in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, they have combined sales of around €15 billion and more than 67,500 employees.


This opportunity is paying NMW during the internship and will offer a permanent paid role after the internship, as long as both parties are happy! If candidates do well, there may be opportunities to explore experience in other departments within the firm?.

A typical day would be:

  • Learn from your supervisor about the detailed analysis and control of deal costs by project and recharges to appropriate third parties in accordance with various Agreements, gaining an insight in to how proper reimbursement of costs is incurred;
  • Develop skills to raise and log invoices in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Exposure to maintenance and reconciliation of general ledgers.

The ideal candidate’s personality and qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Methodical, attentive to detail and accurate.
  • Open, honest and straight forward approach.
  • Listens, consults and communicates proactively.
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity.
  • Plans ahead and works in a systematic way.

Skill set:

  • Previous experience of raising fee and disbursement invoices.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient use of Excel & Outlook.
  • Proficient use of various financial reporting and general ledger systems.
  • Strong understanding of double entry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.




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