Trainee Accountant

Recruiter
The Recruitment LINK
Location
Cheshire
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary: The role exists to: Prepare accounts from manual and computerised records. Preparation of VAT Returns and simple income tax self-assessment returns. Knowledge of computerised accounts packages is useful particularly SAGE. Main Duties: The main duties of this role are: · Managers will allocate work based on capability: VAT returns, assist with year-end accounts, limited company, personal tax returns · Development will be monitored by the senior management team Skills and Qualifications: To be successful the role holder will have: · Good understanding of accountancy and book-keeping · Hold or be working towards an AAT certificate or related accountancy qualification · Have proficient IT skills · Have excellent data entry skills · Have a keen eye for detail and the ability to meet deadlines Experience required: To be successful the role holder will have: · Have a strong understanding of the workings of an office · Previous experience in a similar role for 1 year would be preferable in a practice environment · Experience of working closely alongside others within a team environment · Experience in dealing with professionals at different levels · AAT part qualified with 1 year’s experience in practice or studying · Minimum experience ‘A’ Level qualification Responsibilities and Attitude To be successful the role holder will: · Have excellent interpersonal skills · Have good organisational skills and the ability to work on their own initiative · Also a team player Benefits · Day release paid by the company · Time off for exams Hours: 37½ hrs per week Salary: circa £16 to £18K dependent on experience and qualifications

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