Trainee Management Accountant

Newton Europe
Kingston Bagpuize
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi-award-winning consultancy seeks a motivated individual to join a bright and dynamic team gaining exposure to all areas of finance whilst developing your career and studying towards an accounting qualification.

We are Newton.

Newton is at the cutting edge of disrupting the traditional management consultancy market in the UK. We’re a team of the brightest and most curious minds with a fundamental belief that every organisation can be better. Rapidly growing over the last 10 years, we have won numerous awards on both a national and local scale, including: Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to work for, ranked in 1st place for personal development; several National Business Awards; 2nd place in the Sunday Times’ list of top graduate consultancy employers; and multiple Oxfordshire Business Awards. We are poised for our next phase of growth, aiming to grow at 25% per annum to reach 500 people within the next 3 years.

We crack some of the toughest business and public sector challenges of the day. Not with reports or copy & paste thinking. But by pinpointing and implementing the changes that will make the biggest difference.

We never start out assuming we know the answer. But we’re always certain we’ll find it and see it through to the finish. By uncovering the data that means the most important decisions are made with facts, not opinions. By bringing together a group of people who live and breathe delivering results. And by embedding in your organisation this same passion, self-belief and know-how to thrive on any challenge in the future.

We believe so strongly in what we can achieve together that we stand by the founding idea of Newton - guaranteeing 100% of our fees against delivering results that are recognised by everyone, from the frontline to the boardroom.

We demand better in everything we do. We think you should too.

What is the role?

You will join a bright and dynamic team gaining exposure to all areas of finance whilst wanting to develop your career and study for an accounting qualification. Responsibilities may include: processing invoices, as well as contractor timesheets and expenses, company fixed assets, Sales Ledger processing along with maintaining the bank and cashbooks. You may also be processing the general ledger invoices and queries, and the role will include aspects of basic reporting and data analysis.

This is a great opportunity for candidates to develop their skills to focus around their studies and to take ownership of financial processes within the business.

An essential part of the success of this role is being able integrate well with the existing Finance team through collaboration, best practice sharing and support. Strong communication skills are crucial, along with the ability to get stuck in and ensure all deadlines are met.

We offer a highly competitive salary and our generous benefits package includes profit sharing bonus, income protection, pension contributions and 25 days holiday.

Joining us also brings many social benefits! We have a full social calendar with Autumn and Spring activity days, Christmas events, 3-day Summer event and 4 Newton-sponsored weekends a year including our annual ski trip.

Who are we looking for?

You’ll be a high calibre individual, with exceptional levels of personal drive and eagerness for personal development. An analytical mind, coupled with strong communication skills and a positive attitude are essential to fit into the Newton culture. The successful candidate will also possess the following attributes:

Be studying or want to study towards a recognised accounting qualification

Comfortable working in Excel (SUMIFS, VLOOKUPs, Pivot Tables)

Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature

Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise

Able to work independently as well as part of a team

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