Graduate Trainee Assistant Accountant

Best4Business Group
16 Apr 2019
16 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

An ambitious and growing firm of accountants with offices in the Canary Wharf area of London and in Cambourne west of Cambridge, specialising in providing services to a wide range of clients, from small and medium size growth businesses and individuals to multi-national corporations. Due to its ongoing growth the firm is looking to fill up to two Graduate Trainee Assistant Accountant positions at their Cambourne offices.

Main duties:

· Assisting senior staff in all aspects of their work as required, for example; requesting information, client liaison;

· The preparation of client payrolls, carrying-out of client bookkeeping, both at the office and at client premises;

· Handling incoming telephone calls both internally and externally;

· Updating records on the internal management system and maintaining accurate records;

· Preparing and despatch of standard letters, requesting and sending reminders;

· Providing ad-hoc administration support, including scanning, emailing and other clerical;

· Making suggestions on how to improve the firm’s workflow processes and procedures;

· Any other duties as may reasonably be allocated from time to time.

Person specification:

· The position demands a good deal of confidence from the successful individual, as well as flexibility and a willingness to further the objectives of the firm;

· May be in possession of an accountancy-related University degree, although this is not a pre-requisite;

· Previous accounting or office experience is an advantage but is also not essential;

· Must be presentable, a clear communicator, and possess an excellent telephone manner.

Other relevant information:

· On the job training and support is provided, as well as formal training leading to a recognised accounting qualification;

· Flexible working is available;

· A competitive remuneration package includes a basic salary reviewed bi-annually, approved contributory pension and share option scheme.

There are also a range of excellent long-term accountancy and tax-related prospects for the successful candidate.


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 14 days. If you haven't been contacted within this time your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest. Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all age groups.

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