Trainee Accountant

Recruiter
NR BETTS & CO
Location
Hertfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 May 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1158891695
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
POSITION: Trainee Accountant

SALARY: £22k - £24k

BENEFITS: Company Pension, Ongoing career development

HOURS: Flexi - hours: 37.5 hours: 9:30am to 6:00pm or 9:00am to 5:30pm

HOLIDAYS: 20 days annual holidays plus bank holidays

LOCATION: AL1 3HZ

DESCRIPTION:

Our client is a small but growing accountancy firm with a wide and varied client base. The company will be relocating to St Albans, Hertfordshire in early July 19.

As part of its ongoing growth, the business is now seeking a Trainee Accountant. This is an amazing opportunity for a candidate who is AAT qualified or part qualified as the company is willing to support the costs of the remainder of your training. If you are already AAT qualified, the company will support the cost of training to ACCA standard.

JOB ROLE (Not limited to):

Responsible for bookkeeping and preparation and filing of vat returns
Liaising with clients to collate records
Preparation of payroll and autoenrollment.
Assisting seniors with preparation of statutory accounts and tax returns
Assisting director with engagement letters plus relevant documentation for new clients
Updating and requesting money laundering documentation from clients
Company secretarial duties including setting up limited companies and filing of confirmation statements, setting up payroll and registering clients for VAT
Assisting Director to maintain and update client database

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

Must be AAT qualified or part - qualified or part ACCA qualified
Minimum 2 - 3 Years experience in an accountancy practice essential.
Familiar with Xero and freeagent software and recent developments with "making tax digital".
Knowledge of BTC software a plus but not essential.
Attention to detail
Possess excellent communication skills.
Strong numeracy and literacy skills
Academic Qualifications: 8 GCSEs including minimum B at Maths and English
3 A Levels - Minimum Grades 120 UCAS points or equivalent qualifications
Driving license essential
Team orientated - willing to get involved and help the team to hit deadlines
You must be focused and have the drive to exceed customer expectations and go that extra mile
Willingness to learn and grow with the company

Are you an enthusiastic, committed individual currently working towards an accounting qualification with a passion to learn? Apply today!

In order to apply please send a C.V and covering letter by clicking on the apply button below.

Keywords: Bookkeeper, Book Keeper, Bookkeeping, Book Keeping, Accounting, Financial Control, Accountancy, Company Finances, Financial Services, Assistant Accountant, Administrator, Admin, AAT, Xero, Freeagent, ACCA

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