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Numbergeek Limited
N22 7TP, London (Greater)
Salary £23,500 p.a. and a track record of top 10 firms, blue chip, or management grad. destinations.
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
Internships, Placement years
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

A quick overview:

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Hiring need

We are looking to hire a 12 month sandwich placement student to undertake a work placement in the third year of their accounting degree course to open up their employment prospects. This is a full time role (35 hours per week), based in our North London office.


Role Responsibilities

You will be the accounts assistant. You will have a varied and exciting role, working with the latest accounting and office software and you will receive full on the job training and personalised support to maximise your progress. 


Accounting assistant

You will get experience of all aspects of working in an accounting practice and work towards achieving  all of the following:

preparation of company statutory financial statements, corporation tax returns and personal tax returns from client records using Sage Accounting Partner Edition

processing of purchase invoice data using Hubdoc and Dext and coding of bank data in Xero as required

preparing reconciliation reports and analysis of client data using Google Sheets tables, vlookups and pivot tables

preparing and delivering monthly and annual management accounts using Xero (or as otherwise required)

supporting clients on bookkeeping and management accounting queries

preparation and analysis of VAT returns 

becoming the main point of contact for all deliverables for your management accounting clients

assisting with other client and non-client project work and support


You will need to be able to…

Consistently manage your projects and deadlines to deliver accurate work on time

Use your continuous learning and interest in relevant digital technology to contribute fresh ideas to optimise work flow

Use your experience gained in delivering university assignments to understand the client requirement and make informed decisions.

Use your communication skills to clearly and concisely ask questions and deliver solutions and adjust your tone to different situations

Use your problem solving and data analysis to identify and execute process improvements

Use your attention to detail to quickly identify patterns and anomalies

Use your experience gained with using Bookkeeping software and MS or Google Workspace applications to quickly get to grips with our systems


Qualifications required 

you are an undergraduate student in your second year of an accounting related course

you have a minimum grade average of 2:1 degree

A level in maths and or a numerate subject (e.g. accounting) preferred

previous relevant work experience (preferred but not essential)

A solid understanding of key accounting principles such as double entry



Salary £23,500 p.a.

Proven track record of pathway to a graduate career with a top 10 firm, a blue chip role in industry or a management role at Numbergeek 

25 days annual leave in addition to 8 bank holidays


Cycle to work scheme

access to the structured training content and accounting events

Membership to the ICAEW Student Scheme which gives access to the ICAEW toolkit and resources

Something gimmicky once per week (e.g. Numbergeek Challenge - half an hour for the team to do something active)


4 days per week on-site from our Wood Green office in the award winning Clockwise workspace with the option to work one day per week from home, 35 hours/week, working hours between 9:30am & 5:30pm.


Application process

We are recruiting for this position now and are looking for students who have excellent communication and problem solving skills, a solid academic record and a strong work ethic.


send us an email with your CV to - Reference: INTERN 2024-25

tell us something interesting about yourself and what you think you have to offer our clients and our firm and

complete our application using the following link:


Successful candidates will then be invited to a telephone interview, an assessment and a face to face interview.


Start date

Work placements will be for 12 months to start July-September 2024.


About us

We are a small innovative firm of chartered accountants with our main target market in the media, technology and creative space. 


Clients & services

We work with small owner managed businesses, successful individuals and entrepreneurs and award winning businesses to help them on their journey to success.

We provide virtual finance teams to small businesses. This service is ideally suited to businesses with 10-50 staff who have a regular reporting requirement for high quality management accounts and business advice. Typically these clients will have a high growth strategy, may be looking to raise finance or considering an exit, or may be part of a larger group.

We provide tax planning and consultancy advice and also financial reporting, corporation tax, VAT, and personal tax compliance services to small owner managed businesses, contractors, entrepreneurs and successful individuals.



We are a forward thinking firm and use technology wherever possible to streamline our work flow or add value to our services from proposal through to delivery. We also are committed to the investment of time and capital in our business processes and team know-how.

We like working with capable candidates and welcome people of all para-abilities, genders, backgrounds, races, religions or sexual orientations. We treat each other with respect and dignity by communicating frequently, listening to each other and discussing any potential issues or opportunities.

Company info
(Correspondence address & Registered Office)
85 Great Portland Street, First Floor
United Kingdom

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