Contract Entry Level

Trainee Accountant

Swan O'Sullivan

Job Description

We are a busy Accountancy Practice who require candidates with a minimum of 2 years experience working in an Accountancy or Taxation Firm.

Applicants should be looking to up skill and fast track their abilities. You should have a high level of numeric accuracy, will have the aptitude to work on own initiative, will be ambitious and enthusiastic.

Exceptional written and spoken English is necessary and an ACCA or CPA qualification is an advantage.

An attractive remuneration package is offered to the right person, together with excellent opportunities for career development in a Practice which is growing rapidly.

Brief Job description:

You will be working as part of a team of accountants, with a diverse range of clients.

Your role will involve but is not restricted to;

  • Preparation of financial statements for limited companies to meet compliance standards.
  • Preparation of Sole trade, Partnership and Income & Expenditure Accounts.
  • Preparation of income tax returns and other tax computations
  • Managing client bookkeeping and payroll services
  • Preparation of VAT Returns

Skills required:

  • High level of numeric accuracy & attention to detail
  • Be highly organised with ability to prioritise workload and multi-task
  • Good time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as good interpersonal skills to facilitate client service
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Good working knowledge of Excel, SAGE, Xero Accounts, Relate Accounts Production, Surf Accounts Production
  • Be driven and motivated to succeed

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an Accountancy Practice or other relevant position
  • Good background in Accountancy and/or Business Studies
  • Knowledge of up to date Accounting standards.
  • Must be pursuing an ACCA or CPA qualification

We offer you:

  • Competitive salary dependant on experience
  • Flexible working hours and working from home available after the probationary period. 
  • Full ACCA or CPA Study Package
  • Training Provided
  • Career Progression