Trainee Accountant

Brampton Recruitment
16 Jan 2019
14 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a highly successful and expanding accountancy firm based in the heart of Stoke on Trent. They are looking for a bright and ambitious Trainee Accountant to join their team due to company growth. Boasting fantastic offices and a friendly working environment, this is the perfect opportunity for a Trainee Accountant to provide support to a variety of clients.

Job Description:

The Trainee Accountant will report to the directors responsible for the clients and will be responsible for:

  • Preparing the annual accounts of limited and non-limited company status clients
  • Assisting with statutory audits
  • Producing final draft accounts and tax computations for review
  • Producing management accounts, cash flows and budgets
  • Providing a full range of company secretarial services
  • Organising your workload so you can prepare accounts and tax returns efficiently within time and budget constraints
  • Checking-in clients records and notifying them of any deficiencies, whilst assisting the improvement of their bookkeeping systems
  • Meeting with the client manager and agreeing the approach to accounts preparation for each client
  • Assisting clients with their accounting software, including installation/training
  • Attending training workshops, which may occasionally be outside of normal office hours

Candidate requirements for the Trainee Accountant role:

  • Studying AAT/ACCA/ACA
  • 2 years' experience within an accountancy practice
  • A 'people person' with the ability to communicate with a varied client-base
  • The ability to use/learn a variety of accounting software including Sage, Xero and QuickBooks

Hours: Monday to Friday, Flexi time

Salary: Negotiable

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.