Trainee Accountant

Hove, East Sussex
From £16,000 pa (gross) depend on experience and qualifications. Review Oct & April.
20 Jun 2018
03 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Trainee Accountant

Building your knowledge to become qualified via tasks such as:

  • prepare a complete working file when preparing accounts                                                 
  • prepare a file when preparing a personal tax return                                                           
  • work with the portfolio manager to achieve deadlines
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT returns
  • Sole trader accounts
  • Partnerships accounts
  • Limited Company accounts                                                  
  • work with the partner on requested tasks                                                                            
  • ad hoc support with office admin duties, such as reception & phone cover as required                                          
  • assist other sections of the firm such as tax, audit and payroll as required. This may be for a 6 / 12 months period depending on the company’s needs.
  • represent the firm at events when requested / invited maintaining the employer brand.   
  • work effectively in teams
  • use a variety of software packages
  • develop your analytical abilities
  • grow your business knowledge.
  • listen and understand to achieve working to best practice.

After gaining a foundation of knowledge you will progress to more complex clients and carry out audit work at our larger clients.

We are looking for a graduate who is committed to a career in accountancy and willing to work hard and study to gain a professional qualification. You will need drive, ambition and the ability to work on your own and as part of a team.

The successful candidate will have:

•        A degree in any subject ideally at 2.1 or above

•        Excellent communication skills

•        Professional and personable attitude

•        Driven, motivated and a team player

•        Good IT skills

•        Confidence working with numbers

Salary from £16,000 per annum (gross) dependent on experience and qualifications. Trainee Accountants who are actively undertaking professional studies will have a salary review every six months in October and April, with the aim of being fully qualified within 4 years and rewarded with a salary in the region of £31k.

Study package, subject to terms and conditions, including

 •       Professional registration fees and annual subscriptions

•        Exemption fees

•        Course fees

•        Examination fees

•        Essential text books


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