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Trainee Accountant

Hales Jobs

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Published
18-10-2019
Job ad details
Published
18-10-2019
Expires
15-11-2019
Job ID
LJA-76604671
Job type
Full-time
Salary level
£16,500 - £18,000  per year
Job sector
Accounting and Finance

Trainee Accountant – Bury St Edmunds – Full Time/Permanent:

Our established, sought after client based in central Bury St Edmunds is seeking a driven individual who wants to excel in a developmental career in Accounts. This vacancy is open to both A-level and Graduate level applicants.

The role will initially be a structured training programme combining on the job training with professional exam qualifications you will need to be successful in your career in accountancy. All exam costs and any study support will be funded by the company in addition to your salary!

Depending on any current qualifications/experience you may have, you will either study for the AAT or ACA qualification – for any further information on these please refer to the relevant websites.

The role will primarily be related to the private client sector and daily duties will include:

  • Preparing draft accounts and tax computations with supervision as required for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and LLP’s, where applicable, on the firm’s software (CCH).  This may involve initial cash book accounting.
  • Ensuring all files produced meet with the firm’s high quality standards prior to review by a senior member of staff.  The accounts file should have sufficient detail for the tax department and should include supporting analysis and invoices.  Once reviewed, ensuring all review points raised are cleared. 
  • Correspondence with clients and third parties as required.
  • Providing support in dealing with telephone calls, client meetings and general office administration, where required.  Carrying out any other duties to meet with the needs of the business.
  • Providing support in ad hoc work, including technical research where applicable.
  • Managing own time and work to deadlines, communicating effectively with senior team members.

Skills Required:

  • GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English
  • Educated to A-level standard or equivalent
  • For Graduate level applicants, you will have achieved at least a 2.2 in your chosen degree
  • You will be interested in pursuing a career in accountancy
  • You need the ability to manage your own time and work to deadlines
  • You will have to communicate effectively with other team members and have the ability to work well in a team
  • You will need to have great attention to detail.

What you will receive in return:

  • A competitive starting salary
  • 22 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Holiday purchase/sale scheme
  • Matching employer pension contributions of up to 6% salary
  • Salary sacrifice available for pension contributions
  • Income Protection
  • Private Health Insurance – Individual cover available
  • Paid study leave
  • All professional exams, study books, revision courses and resources paid for (at the first attempt)
  • Up to two professional subscriptions paid for
  • Encouragement to develop and learn by attending training courses and CPD events
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Length of service recognition
  • Social events paid for or subsidised by the firm

If you would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity please apply today with an up to date CV and any supporting information to assist in your successful application. Please note due to the level of applications we may not be able to respond to every candidate, if you have not heard from us in 7 working days please assume you have not been successful.

This role is being managed by Emily Gray in the Bury St Edmunds branch.

Hales Group Ltd collects and keeps information from applicants, so that we can monitor our recruitment process, ensure compliance with the Equal Opportunities policy, and when appropriate send you details of future job opportunities. We keep your name and address, and details of your application. If you do not want us to do this please contact your local branch.

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Trainee Accountant – Bury St Edmunds – Full Time/Permanent:

Our established, sought after client based in central Bury St Edmunds is seeking a driven individual who wants to excel in a developmental career in Accounts. This vacancy is open to both A-level and Graduate level applicants.

The role will initially be a structured training programme combining on the job training with professional exam qualifications you will need to be successful in your career in accountancy. All exam costs and any study support will be funded by the company in addition to your salary!

Depending on any current qualifications/experience you may have, you will either study for the AAT or ACA qualification – for any further information on these please refer to the relevant websites.

The role will primarily be related to the private client sector and daily duties will include:

  • Preparing draft accounts and tax computations with supervision as required for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and LLP’s, where applicable, on the firm’s software (CCH).  This may involve initial cash book accounting.
  • Ensuring all files produced meet with the firm’s high quality standards prior to review by a senior member of staff.  The accounts file should have sufficient detail for the tax department and should include supporting analysis and invoices.  Once reviewed, ensuring all review points raised are cleared. 
  • Correspondence with clients and third parties as required.
  • Providing support in dealing with telephone calls, client meetings and general office administration, where required.  Carrying out any other duties to meet with the needs of the business.
  • Providing support in ad hoc work, including technical research where applicable.
  • Managing own time and work to deadlines, communicating effectively with senior team members.

Skills Required:

  • GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English
  • Educated to A-level standard or equivalent
  • For Graduate level applicants, you will have achieved at least a 2.2 in your chosen degree
  • You will be interested in pursuing a career in accountancy
  • You need the ability to manage your own time and work to deadlines
  • You will have to communicate effectively with other team members and have the ability to work well in a team
  • You will need to have great attention to detail.

What you will receive in return:

  • A competitive starting salary
  • 22 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Holiday purchase/sale scheme
  • Matching employer pension contributions of up to 6% salary
  • Salary sacrifice available for pension contributions
  • Income Protection
  • Private Health Insurance – Individual cover available
  • Paid study leave
  • All professional exams, study books, revision courses and resources paid for (at the first attempt)
  • Up to two professional subscriptions paid for
  • Encouragement to develop and learn by attending training courses and CPD events
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Length of service recognition
  • Social events paid for or subsidised by the firm

If you would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity please apply today with an up to date CV and any supporting information to assist in your successful application. Please note due to the level of applications we may not be able to respond to every candidate, if you have not heard from us in 7 working days please assume you have not been successful.

This role is being managed by Emily Gray in the Bury St Edmunds branch.

Hales Group Ltd collects and keeps information from applicants, so that we can monitor our recruitment process, ensure compliance with the Equal Opportunities policy, and when appropriate send you details of future job opportunities. We keep your name and address, and details of your application. If you do not want us to do this please contact your local branch.

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Job ad details
Published
18-10-2019
Expires
15-11-2019
Job ID
LJA-76604671
Jobtype
Full-time
Salary level
£16,500 - £18,000  per year
Job sector
Accounting and Finance