Trainee Accountant

The Recruitment Link Ltd
11 Mar 2018
09 Apr 2018
Contract Type
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:

• 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:

• Hold A Level Accounting or Maths, or hold or be working towards an AAT certificate
• Minimum experience ‘A’ Level qualification
• Have proficient IT skills
• Have excellent data entry skills
• Have a keen eye for detail and the ability to meet deadlines

Experience required:

• 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 but not essential
• Experience of working closely alongside others within a team environment
• Experience in dealing with professionals at different levels

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

• 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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