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Finance Associate (Accounts Receivable) - Immediate Start


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Location: Thames Court, 1 Queenhithe, London EC4V 3DX, UK Posted: Aug 11, 2021

Job Description

About AlphaSights

AlphaSights provides global investment and business professionals with on-demand access to the knowledge they need across all industries and geographies. AlphaSights connects decision-makers from investment management, private equity, management consulting, and corporations with a dynamic network of industry experts who provide qualitative and quantitative market insights, industry expertise, and execution support so our clients can make more informed decisions. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and our global team of 1,000+ professionals in nine global offices, we support our clients 24/7 around the world. AlphaSights regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world.

Learn more about life at AlphaSights here .

The Role

To support our continuous growth, we are now looking for a Finance Associate (Accounts Receivable) to join our global Finance team in London (HQ). Working in a friendly and collaborative team, your main responsibility will be to coordinate, manage and maintain an efficient sales ledger; and to drive revenue collection. The position offers the opportunity to take on responsibility in your role, and with time, the chance to progress within the team, and receive full support with your ACCA or CIMA qualifications

More About the Finance Team

The Finance team at AlphaSights is an expanding, global function responsible for planning, accounting, controlling and, ultimately, enabling our fast-paced and high-growth business. From the moment you join us, you’ll have significant autonomy and personal responsibility and receive training and professional development opportunities to help you excel in your role and beyond. Learn more about our Specialist Functions here .


On a day-to-day basis, you will be:

  • Producing sales invoices and credit notes in an accurate and timely manner
  • Allocating and reconciling all funds received
  • Managing day-to-day client queries on billing and service usage
  • Continuously following up with clients to recover outstanding amounts
  • Reviewing in detail the monthly Aged Debtors Report to ensure its accuracy
  • Dealing with client related Value Added Tax (VAT) and Withholding Tax (WHT) issues
  • Where relevant, carrying out ad hoc projects as required

What We Look For

AlphaSights welcomes candidates with different backgrounds and experiences. Here are some qualities that many of our successful applicants possess:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Economics or Accounting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to consult and positively engage with a wide variety of people/personalities to professionally deliver on requirements
  • A keen eye for detail and diligent approach to work
  • They are self-motivated, have a analytical mindset, are good with figures, organised and able to manage a busy workload with conflicting priorities
  • A proactive approach, with a focus on the right solution, professionalism and value
  • The ability to provide a hands-on, flexible approach, willing to respond professionally, enthusiastically and positively
  • Fluency in English is required for this role. Bilingual fluency in Japanese, Korean or Chinese is preferred.

What You Can Expect

  • Opportunities for training and development throughout
  • Study support for professional certifications such as CIMA or ACCA
  • High level of autonomy and ownership of role from day one
  • A team-oriented, strongly supportive culture emphasizing transparency, continuous feedback, professional development, and celebrating wins
  • Comprehensive medical benefits (health and dental)
  • Corporate gym discounts, monthly team events, free breakfast and snacks

AlphaSights is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor visas for this position.

About AlphaSights

AlphaSights is a global leader in knowledge search, connecting the world’s top professionals with the world’s best knowledge. We help clients improve decisions, sharpen their thinking and drive business forward.

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