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We bring together some of the most ambitious people from around the globe to work with the leading investment funds, strategy consultancies and Fortune 500 companies. Together, we help our clients access expert knowledge, elevate their decision-making and drive progress by connecting them with niche experts across the world.

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.
  • Submitting invoices and creating settlement runs for supplier payments on ERP system
  • Setting up expert payments in a timely manner on bank portals
  • 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
  • Where relevant, carrying out ad hoc projects as required
  • Support upgrade of expenses system 

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)

Compensation and benefits

  • £36,000 per annum
  • 4% matched pension contribution on qualified earnings
  • Comprehensive private health insurance coverage and dental insurance
  • 25 vacation days, 8 bank holidays, and business closure over the Christmas break.
  • Option to WFH Thursday & Friday
  • State-of-the-art office with amenities in the City of London