Graduate Finance Associate (Rotational Program)


About AlphaSights


AlphaSights was born with a purpose: to unlock human knowledge and power progress.  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 business. The team is divided into a number of subteams, including Accounts Payable, Billing & Receivables, Commercial Finance, Group Accounting, FP&A, Treasury, and Tax, who work closely together to support all of our 9 offices, from Tokyo to San Francisco.


The Role


As our global operations continue to scale, we are looking for a motivated and ambitious graduate to join our entry-level finance rotation programme. This programme will provide you with an opportunity to work in 3-4 different roles within our finance team over a 2-year period, with the aim of providing a comprehensive understanding of the finance function and the wider business and to establish you as a future finance leader in the organisation. While your exact programme will be jointly decided between you and the finance leadership team, you will be assigned on rotations to a combination of our Accounting, Treasury, FP&A, and Billing and Payments teams.  


Based in our London office, you’ll undertake a rotation programme across multiple Finance teams including Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Accounting, Accounts Receivables, and Accounts Payables. Depending on your exact program rotations, responsibilities could include:

  • Assist with the preparation of regional monthly management accounts and for closing and reporting the results into the group function while ensuring full compliance with applicable statutory requirements.
  • Support the day-to-day work of a transactional finance team, producing relevant account reconciliations on a monthly basis and communicating directly with our clients in our Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable teams
  • In FP&A, analyse variances on monthly accounts against budget and prior year and collaborate with the team in producing the company’s financial plan. 
  • Participate in projects and initiatives in your respective teams and across the Finance function, gaining exposure to a wide range of areas and activities.


What We Look For

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

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proactive and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • The drive and resilience to deliver excellent service amidst tight timelines and changing circumstances.
  • Growth mindset: the ability to develop in your role over time and view setbacks as learning opportunities.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and diligent approach to work.


Are you hesitant to submit an application because you're not sure if you check every box? Apply anyway! We’d love to hear from you and see how you can drive impact in our firm. 


What you'll need

This is an entry-level role. Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field, with strong academic credentials.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.
  • Right to work in the UK (visa sponsorship is not available for this role)


What you can expect

  • Opportunities for training and development throughout your program and study support for professional certifications such as CIMA (including financial support and study leave),
  • High level of autonomy and ownership of your role from day one.
  • A team-oriented, strongly supportive culture emphasizing transparency, continuous feedback, professional development, and celebrating wins.
  • In office Monday to Wednesday (option to WFH each Thursday and Friday).


Compensation and Benefits


  • 4% matched pension contribution on qualified earnings
  • 25 vacation days, 9 company holidays 
  • Comprehensive medical benefits (health, vision, and dental)
  • Perks such as complimentary breakfast & snacks, corporate gym rates, and up-to-date equipment (iPhone and a choice of a MacBook Pro or Windows laptop) for work


Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at AlphaSights

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


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