Accounts Trainee

Guildford, Surrey, England
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
RSM719 - SH
Marc Powell
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Trainee
Based in Guildford
Competitive Salary + Study & Training Contract

Are you interested in a career in Accountancy? Would you be interested in gaining valuable hands on accounting experience whilst studying for professional accountancy qualifications?

As one of the UK's leading professional services companies we are currently offering a highly motivated and intelligent recent school/college-leaver or graduate a fantastic chance to begin and develop their career with us. To qualify for the role you will have a minimum of a Grade C in English Language and Maths GCSE, a minimum of 280 UCAS points and either have obtained or will be on track to get a 2.1 degree. If you obtained your qualifications in Scotland then you need a minimum of 5 National 4/5 qualifications including Maths and English, 260 UCAS points across 4 Highers or Advanced Highers, plus a 2.1 degree or on track to get that. As well as the qualifications we also look for passion, personality and originality. You will be looking for an opportunity to gain hands-on experience within a leading business while studying towards a professional qualification.

As part of the Employer Services team in Guildford, you will be challenged by varied and interesting work and develop the skills required to become a trusted advisor to your clients. Trainees become involved in client work very quickly, assisting Semi-Seniors and Seniors in providing a range of outsourced accounting solutions to a portfolio of high value clients. Key tasks will include processing purchase and sales ledger invoices, preparing bank reconciliations, arranging payments, assisting in the preparation of monthly and yearly statutory accounts along with management accounts packs, cashflow forecasts, and VAT returns, plus general bookkeeping and administrative support.

As well as internal training and on-the-job mentoring you will have the opportunity to train towards AAT qualification, with support provided post-qualification ensuring you are well equipped to enjoy a successful and satisfying career with the business.

If you enjoy working as part of a team, can communicate clearly, are curious about how businesses work, and are comfortable with numbers, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you to begin your career with one of the UK's leading firms.

The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Business Studies Graduate, Economics Graduate, Accounts Trainee, Accountancy Graduate, Audit Trainee, Accounts Junior, Junior Accountant, Trainee Accountant, Accounts Junior.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Guildford, Surrey, Woking, Farnborough, Farnham, Camberley, Alton, Haslemere, Godalming, Cranleigh, Dorkjng, Leatherhead.

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