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Graduate Accountant

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH131423

Investigo is working with a large logistics and brokerage organisation based in London to recruit a Graduate Accountant to join their growing team. As a Graduate Accountant, you will work in the Finance function and contribute as part of a crucial team to the core accounting and financial operations for a key portion of the business.

Full study support towards ACCA or CIMA will also be provided.


  • Assist in the preparation and reporting of monthly management accounts for a number of businesses.
  • Prepare, understand, and post journals (i.e. prepayments, accruals, intercompany recharges, and month end journal).
  • Assist with the preparation of VAT returns, National Statistics Surveys, and the annual PAYE Settlement Agreement.
  • Investigate and analyse material revenue and cost variances.
  • Perform various Intercompany Reconciliations, resolving any differences.
  • Assist with the preparation of year-end financial statements.
  • Assist the preparation and submission of regulatory reports.
  • Monitor and develop internal controls and systems.
  • Ad hoc financial analysis and reporting to support Group and Divisional finance teams.
  • Liaise with external auditors and assist with the preparation of schedules as required.
  • Identify and support continuous changes and improvements within the business.
  • Contribute to key projects and new initiatives.
  • Additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.

Person Specification

  • Knowledge and experience of accounting principles (i.e. double entry book-keeping/ prepayments/ accruals would be an advantage but not essential).
  • Knowledge of SUN Systems, Workday Financials or equivalent financial reporting software would be an advantage.
  • A high degree of numeracy is essential.
  • Organised and able to prioritise own workload in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-confident with good communication skills (both written and verbal) and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of working in a team environment within a large organisation.
  • Commercially aware with interest in the wider economy and world affairs.
  • Desire to learn, develop and contribute to the wider team goals.
  • Able to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

If you are interested in this position please apply with a copy of your latest CV and we will be in touch.