Group Accountant

Prop Trading Firm

Ref: AB52698

£60,000 - £70,000

Our client is a prop trading firm that has been on a steep, upward trajectory over the past decade. They focus on a mix of prop trading (internal capital) and market making, which ensures a balanced strategy through tough market conditions using the very latest technological advances. The business continues to be 100% founder owned and retains it’s collegiate and collaborative culture.


The successful appointee will join an experienced and high-performing team, benefitting from excellent exposure to the inner workings of a fast-paced trading organisation. Distinctive for their core values that are focused around well-being and development, the team are informal and close-knit. Our client have a preference to introduce hires at the junior level, so as to offer progression and development opportunities as the firm continues to expand and people move around.

This will be a great opportunity for either a newly qualified accountant looking to take their first steps into the industry, or someone with 1-2 years of management accounting experience.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the preparation of management and statutory accounts
  • Review VAT and corporation tax returns
  • Finance improvement/transformation projects
  • Ad-hoc work


Our client are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with 1-2 years post qualified experience, either from practice or management accounting experience in a related industry. You must have a strong academic track record, good verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent attention to detail.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Kinza Javaid: quoting reference AB52698.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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