Trainee Accountant

Location
Reading
Salary
£20500 per annum
Posted
03 Jan 2017
Closes
31 Jan 2017
Ref
00062843
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Accountancy
Function
Finance
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This online accounting firm is looking for an enthusiastic, technology-focused, graduate to join their small but growing team of accountants in Reading as a trainee cloud accountant.

You will work alongside the team in their Reading offices to provide accounting and tax support and complete routine accounting tasks for their growing number of small business clients.

They will put the successful graduate through ACCA training and provide all the support needed to develop into a senior accountant able to effectively manage a portfolio of clients.

Responsibilities will include:
- Bookkeeping with Xero Accounting Software
- Preparation of VAT returns
- Preparation of Year End Accounts
- Preparation of Income Tax Returns
- Drafting emails to clients.

This role would be ideally suited to someone who:
- Has recently graduated with a minimum of a 2:1 degree
- Has an aptitude for working with numbers
- Has excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
- Has a passion for technology