Trainee Accountant

Recruiter
Square Peg Associates
Location
Blackburn
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a successful firm of accountants seeks a Trainee Accountant to join them on a permanent basis where you will receive a AAT Training Package. You will provide excellent client service to a range of managed businesses in accordance with the firm’s values, procedures, prevailing legislation and excellent professional practice to meet or exceed clients’ expectations and needs.

Duties and responsibilities of a Trainee Accountant:
• Being part of a trusted adviser’s team to our clients, forming and maintaining excellent client relationships.
• Being responsible for our accounting service delivery and seeking opportunities to add value.
• Book keeping on a monthly and quarterly basis both in-house and at clients’ premises using a variety of cloud based software (mainly Xero and QBO) alongside Apps to aid with efficiencies.
• Completion of VAT returns and EC Sales Listings.
• Preparation of accounts for limited companies, both in-house and at clients’ premises for a wide range of industries.
• Preparation of corporate tax returns.
• Preparation of accounts for sole traders and partnerships.

In return you will receive, quarterly performance reviews, alongside an annual personal development plan, to ensure your development is maintained to help you reach your full potential. You will also be provided with professional, technical and soft skill training.

The successful Trainee Accountant will ideally have:
• 12 months experience working in an accountancy practice
• Ability to work in a dynamic team
• Passion for great customer and client service
• Ability to communicate at all levels including face to face and in writing
• A positive attitude and be able to use own initiative
• Good organisational skills and is able to work well under pressure

In addition you will receive 23.5 days holiday per annum + bank holidays; on-site parking, flexible benefits scheme such as private medical insurance, child care vouchers, extra holidays etc, employer pension contribution of 6% and death in service life cover of 4 x salary.

If this role sounds of interest you, apply today

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