Trainee Accountant

Easyweb Recruitment
05 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Trainee Accountant

Looking to develop a career with an award-winning business in the financial services industry? Our client could have just the opportunity for you.

They are one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £36.3 billion and more than 152,400 clients. Their award-winning products include Small Self-Administered Schemes (SSAS), Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP), ISAs and Dealing Accounts. They have their head office in Manchester, as well as a Media office in London and a stock broking office in Tunbridge Wells.

Their aim is to be to a market-leading provider of investment products and administration services in the execution-only and adviser markets.

Position: Trainee Accountant
Location: Exchange Quay, Manchester
Job Type: Full Time, Temporary Fixed-term training contract for two years
Hours: Monday to Friday 8.45am – 5.15pm
Salary: £20,000 plus professional study support + bonus + benefit
Benefits: competitive salary, a great benefits package and paid time to study for those recognised qualifications. Perhaps most importantly of all, you will also gain invaluable work experience at one of the UK’s most respected financial services companies.

About the role:

They have an opportunity for a Trainee Accountant to join their Finance Department where you will rotate through all of the major roles within their management accounts team, gaining a thorough grounding in each and seeing first-hand how they feed into the management accounts month-end process. After two years you will be able to prepare a full set of management accounts, and will have had their full support to gain the ACCA or CIMA qualification up to finalist level.

If you really impress during the first two years there will be the opportunity for a contract extension or a permanent position to enable you to complete your professional studies with our client. With all of the statutory reporting, tax compliance, company secretarial, budgeting and forecasting work completed in-house, there will be potential opportunities across the accountancy spectrum.

About you:

To make the cut, you will need a 2:1 or first-class honours degree, ideally in mathematics, finance, accountancy or a business-related subject and 300 or more UCAS points. Hard-working and enthusiastic, you should also be able to demonstrate a real commitment to building your future career in accountancy. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK for the duration of the contract.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a Trainee Accountant for our client, apply by sending them your full CV and a covering letter detailing why you’re the right person for the role.

They will be shortlisting over the next few weeks and holding an assessment day in order to hire for this role.


In return they will provide all the training and support you need in order to develop within your role. There are opportunities for growth and professional development for members wanting to progress within their career including induction training and their study support scheme which is part of their benefits package.

You can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of team work, they have a great sense of pride in what they do and this is reflected in their strong guiding principles.

There is an active programme of social events throughout the year which are open to all employees.

You may have experience of the following: Trainee Accountant, Graduate, Accounts Assistant, AAT, Finance Graduate, ACCA, Trainee Scheme, Finance Assistant, CIMA, Financial Services, Accountant, ACA, Banking, Finance Administrator, Graduate Scheme, Financial Graduate etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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