Accounts Trainee

We are looking for an eager Accounts Trainee to join our team based in Brentford, West London. This is a wide-ranging role that provides support across the finance team as a whole and to maintain the accounts payable ledger.

We are looking for a student who is looking for a company to support in their professional development and build a long-term career in a supportive and challenging environment. You will be working towards your AAT or have a desire to work towards this and be keen to study hard to achieve this result.

Schools want to do the best for every pupil. The more they know about a pupil (strengths, weaknesses and rates of progress) - the more they can find the best way to teach them. Our top-quality products let them do this and are therefore improving teaching, learning and assessment in classrooms across the world.

GL Assessment is the leading provider of formative assessments to UK schools, as well as providing assessments for overseas ministries and British, bilingual and international schools in over 100 countries worldwide.

The role:

  • Assisting with the maintenance of the accounts payable ledger, including:
    • Posting invoices / credit notes onto the Sage system
    • Monitoring the aged creditors ledger, ensuring items are matched quickly and accurately
    • Preparing fortnightly payment runs
    • Performing month end routines to close the ledger
  • Assist the administration of the company expense system
  • Assist month end management account procedures as required
  • Support improvement projects across the finance department as a whole
  • Perform ad-hoc duties as required

What are we looking for?

  • A-Level educated (Currently studying 1st or 2nd year of AAT)
  • Process driven, logical and has meticulous attention to detail
  • Focused and disciplined, ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible approach; ability to adapt to different situations to meet the needs of the business
  • Team player who is eager and ready to learn
  • Experience in an office-based environment preferred

Location: Brentford, West London

Benefits:

  • Generous Annual Leave (including a day off for your birthday)
  • BUPA Healthcare, Life assurance
  • Pension scheme with enhanced employer contribution 
  • Season ticket loan, eye care scheme, childcare assistance/ vouchers
  • On site café and gym with shower facilities
  • Weekly fruit platters, parking facilities (bike and car)

Please email your CV with a cover letter explaining why you are interested and why we should meet you to gl.recruitment@gl-assessment.co.uk