Trainee Financial Accountant

20 Sep 2019
14 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Trainee Financial Accountant

If you are looking for the opportunity to gain your ACCA and the potential to progress to a managers role within the next few years , then this is the Trainee Financial Accounts vacancy that you have been looking for.

Based in Plymouth

Reporting to: Finance & Pensions Manager and ultimately Financial and HR Director

Salary and bonus discussed on application

* This is a development role with long-term prospects.

* Initially providing administrative support whilst learning the role of the Finance & Pensions Manager (role functions below), with a view to taking over the role within the next few years.

* Undertaking (or continuing) ACCA studies.

* To provide high-level technical support to the Financial & HR Director.

Main Duties

Corporation tax and VAT

Accounts receivable and credit management

Preparation and production of annual statutory accounts

Currency exchange

Liquidity planning

Management of company payrolls

Treasury and cash management

Pensions administration and pensions annual accounts

Provision of accurate and timely statistics to Government departments

Keeping abreast of current and changing financial legislation and taxation


Relevant degree or AAT qualified

Ability to work to cyclical deadlines

Advanced MS Excel

Potential to grow into a more senior role within the company

Good communicator

Methodical and process driven


A working knowledge of MS Word

A working knowledge of SAP

Previous experience working within a finance team environment

Hands-on approach to problem-solving

Confidence and professionalism to liaise with colleagues at a senior level

Ability to positively influence behaviour to ensure compliance with business processes

Anew South West is acting as an employment agency relating to the vacancy of Trainee Financial Accountant

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