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Trainee Accountant

Employer
A Plus Accountants Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Sep 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Purpose of role:

Supporting the accountants and wider team with accounting requirements.

Reports to: Accountant

Reportees: N/A

Location: Office Based

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Completing multiple monthly bookkeeping tasks
  • Maintaining the company purchase & sales ledgers
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Completing management accounts
  • Assisting with the preparation of VAT Returns
  • Accounts preparation for Limited companies, sole traders and partnerships
  • Preparation of payroll and CIS returns - weekly and monthly
  • Working with the existing team to support internal audit requirements
  • Liaising with clients
  • Handle day to day enquiries and queries from clients

General
  • General admin duties: telephone answering, meeting clients, arranging meetings & filing

Essential Skills and Qualifications:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Consistently high standards of accuracy/attention to detail and good organisational skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Analytical, methodical and numeric
  • Outgoing and socially confident
  • Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently

Desireable Skills and Qualifications:
  • Degree in accounting, finance or a related field
  • Previous experience in Sage and Xero online software

What we offer:
  • A competitive remuneration package and study support package
  • Further training and development within the role

This role profile is not exhaustive. It will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The post holder will be expected to participate in this process and A Plus Accountants would aim to reach agreement to the changes.
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