Graduate Finance Associate (Accounts Payable)


About AlphaSights

AlphaSights was born with a purpose: to unlock human knowledge and power success.  From our state-of-the-art offices in nine major world cities, we connect business leaders seeking knowledge with the experts who possess it. We’re one of the fastest-growing global companies, employing 1500+ colleagues of 60+ nationalities.


What we do

We operate at the heart of the global knowledge economy, providing a suite of knowledge-on-demand services to investment funds, consultancies, Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits. Our clients use our services when evaluating critical investment and business decisions. We connect them with industry experts who possess specific knowledge that is otherwise unavailable to them.

We’re a fast-paced, client-driven service organization. We respond to client inquiries within minutes and deliver within hours. When deadlines are tight, and when robust insight is make or break, our clients count on us. 


The 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. 


The Role:

AlphaSights is growing fast, with nine offices worldwide so far. We are now looking for a Finance Associate (Accounts Payable) to join our global Finance team in London (HQ). You will be working in a friendly and collaborative team to coordinate, manage and maintain an efficient purchase ledger function. 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 CIMA qualifications.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining purchase invoices in order to keep the accrued costs to a minimum, timely reclaiming input VAT and ensuring completeness of costs in the information for management.
  • Maintaining an Invoice tracker and setting up supplier and expert payments in a timely manner
  • Managing day-to-day supplier and expert queries on payments
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collecting and processing staff expenses 
  • Processing and reconciling corporate credit cards
  • Allocating and reconciling all fund paid


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 Accounting, Economics or Business
  • Have a keen eye for detail and diligent approach to work
  • Have a strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to consult and positively engage with both internal and external stakeholders to professionally deliver on requirements
  • Be self-motivated, analytical, organized and able to manage a busy workload with conflicting priorities
  • Have a proactive approach, with a focus on the right solution, professionalism and value
  • Able to provide a hands-on, flexible approach, willing to respond professionally, enthusiastically and positively


What You Can Expect

  • Opportunities for training and development throughout
  • Study support for professional certifications such as CIMA,
  • 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, vision, and dental)


Perks: Complimentary breakfast & snacks, corporate gym rates, iPhone and MacBook Pro for work



AlphaSights is an equal opportunity employer. Read more about our commitment to DEI here.

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