Job Vacancy

Trainee Accountant

Job Description:

Position: Trainee Accountant
Based: Glasgow
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Generous benefits package including employer pension contribution and private healthcare cover

We are recruiting for a Trainee Accountant to join our Glasgow-based finance team. The role will assist with the financial control, management, reporting and tax compliance of a wide variety of entities which are managed by Maven including Private Equity funds, Property projects and Group accounting entities.


Maven Capital Partners (a subsidiary of Mattioli Woods plc) is a leading Venture Capital Trust (VCT), Private Equity and Property Fund Manager.

We work with growing businesses of all sizes across a range of sectors, providing the essential capital and expertise to unlock potential and help accelerate growth. We have a long term track record of supporting a range of transaction types, including management buyouts, growth capital, buy and build projects, equity value release and pre-IPO financing.

Ryan Bevington, Partner at Maven, pictured having a conversation

The Role & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts, management accounts and other reporting outputs for fund, property and group accounting entities.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of financial processes including purchase ledgers, cost trackers, fixed income schedules and bank reconciliations etc. as appropriate.
  • Understand and help ensure appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented, documented and maintained for Maven entities.
  • Various ad hoc initiatives as directed by the Senior Finance Team.
  • Provide cross-cover for the other accountants when business needs dictate.
  • Assisting with external auditors to ensure accounts audits run as smooth as possible and accounts are signed off within required timescales.
  • Assisting with the preparation of corporate tax computations for various UK companies and partnership tax returns, including collective investment partnerships with up to 60 partners.
  • Monitoring tax filing and payment obligations to ensure all tax compliance obligations are met.
  • Assisting with collation of tax information for Investor partners for inclusion in their own personal tax returns.
  • Assisting with general tax queries and requests from all Maven business units.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Assisting with general administrative responsibilities.

What you need to succeed:

  • Accounting degree desirable.
  • Previous accounting experience desirable.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Having interpersonal abilities and work well as part of a team.
  • Being able to work to agreed timetables.
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The benefits of choosing Maven

In addition to excellent career progression – with fantastic opportunities for promotion - training, support, and a great office environment, you will also have the exciting opportunity to take part in charity fundraising events and other social activities.

Your benefits package includes the following:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 34.5 hours per week
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Group Pension (10% employer contribution)
  • Life Assurance (7 x Salary)
  • Income Protection
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Private Medical Health
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company paid training (inclusive of ACCA qualifications)
  • Retail discounts

How to apply:

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Maven Capital Partners UK LLP is a subsidiary of Mattioli Woods plc.