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Accounts Assistant (Graduate Trainee) (2023/2024)

  • London, England, United Kingdom

Job description

About Acturis

Acturis is the UK’s leading Software-as-a-Service provider for general insurance. Founded in 2000, we have grown exponentially over the past 20 years. To date, more than 95,000 individuals, in over 40 countries, use Acturis solutions to power their business, and our platform manages over £10bn worth of transactions every year. By working closely with brokers, insurers, and MGAs, we have helped to create and shape the insurance market of today.

At Acturis we invest in recruiting, developing and promoting talent. With us you will:

  • Work with a talented, motivated and friendly group of like-minded colleagues
  • Learn how to combine innovation and technology to create new business models from a management team led by two former McKinsey partners
  • Be supported and encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge through structured training and coaching from experienced colleagues
  • Receive written constructive performance feedback and encouragement every third so that you know how to improve – you have no idea how unusual this is!
  • Be given real responsibility for your own projects as soon as you are ready
  • Receive a competitive salary and annual performance-based reviews
  • Be eligible to participate in annual bonus and company share incentive schemes depending on performance and seniority
  • Work from home up to 3 days per week

The Position

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and hardworking graduate to join our Finance Team as an Accounts Assistant. You will learn a wide variety of accounting skills on-the-job, whilst studying towards a funded three year ACCA qualification to qualify as an Accountant. You will be given early responsibility and the initial role will involve an array of duties.

Some of the tasks you will do:

  • Sales Ledger: preparing invoices based on input data from other teams
  • Purchase ledger: posting invoices and preparing payment runs
  • Resolving customer and supplier invoice queries
  • Assisting with preparing the month end accounts
  • Assisting with annual processes such as budgets and year-end audit
  • Assisting with general office and administrative duties as necessary

You will be given early responsibility for discrete projects and will receive structured feedback, in the form of a performance review every four months.

The Career Path

As an Accounts Assistant at Acturis, you will receive structured targets, quarterly feedback and an annual performance review. You will follow a clearly defined career path that recognises personal development and contribution to the company. Acturis will also fund and support your studies towards an ACCA qualification.

Acturis gives early responsibility for line management, including mentoring new joiners, designing and delivering training programmes, and coaching others to develop their skills and responsibilities.

Job requirements

Essential attributes:

  • You have graduated (or are graduating) with a STEM Bachelor’s degree, having achieved at least 2:1 (or an equivalent)
  • You enjoy Maths and have achieved an A or higher at A-levels (or an equivalent)
  • You are prepared to commit to a three year ACCA study programme, balancing full time work and study
  • You are confident using technology, such as MS Office and Confluence, and are keen to learn

Others have described you as:

  • Practical and logical
  • A well-organised self-starter who gets things done
  • Open-minded and valuing everyone’s differences
  • Someone who takes pride in and is motivated by personal and professional growth

If you are curious and have an ability to look at old problems in news ways, then we would love to hear from you.

Please Apply Now!

For any general enquires contact our recruitment team at


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