Trainee Accountant

Location City of London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £26K
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Job ref: ILS104
Published: 11 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Trainee Accountant (ACA), Guildford, £26K

This dynamic multi-disciplinary accountancy and business advisory practice operate in various offices including Guildford, Surrey. They’re looking for a talented Trainee Accountant to join their team. The firm comprises 14 partners who have the breadth of experience and the acumen to enable the firm to get quickly to the heart of client matters and build a thorough understanding of the issues. This job is based in Guildford.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of this Trainee Accountant:

  • Assist in statutory audits for a variety of clients in a junior capacity initially, developing into a semi senior and senior role as the candidate progresses through his/her training contract.

  • Assist with the accounts preparation of sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies

  • Assist with preparation of VAT returns

  • Assist with basic tax compliance matters

  • Work at client premises, gaining awareness of business activities and operations.

  • Work with Partners and staff to provide a personal, professional service for the benefit of both clients and the firm.

Qualifications and Experience of this Trainee Accountant

  • A degree at 2.2 or above in any discipline; a minimum of 120 UCAS points

  • GCSE English Language, grade 4/5 (grade C) or above (or equivalent) and GCSE Maths, grade 6 (grade B) or above (or equivalent)

  • IT literate - Microsoft Office. Ability to use computerised accounting software

  • Ideally be able to drive, with own vehicle, or learning to drive

  • Professional attitude – identifies and acts upon client needs and is able to deliver excellent client services.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • The ability to work as part of a team and to form good relationships with staff and clients

  • Meticulous attention to detail to ensure accurate work

Are you looking for a career with no limits? Please quote ILS104 when applying for this Trainee Accountant role.