Trainee corporate accountant

This is an excellent opportunity to begin your accountancy career. You’ll receive training throughout your study contract & beyond and from day one you will be a valued member of the team. The varied nature of our clients will mean that you will be constantly challenged and continually gaining valuable experience.

You will join one of two teams which has a broad client base, both of which have a focus on owner-managed businesses, many of which have been family owned for numerous generations. The majority of time is spent on various compliance tasks such as auditing services, VAT returns, accounts and tax returns. There will be times when travel to clients is required.

Main job tasks and responsibilities

  • Assist with audit assignments
  • Preparation of unincorporated & company accounts
  • Prepare analysis of accounts
  • Monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts
  • Draw up financial reports
  • Assist with year-end closings
  • Prepare tax computations and returns
  • Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Review and process expense reports.

Candidates will need to:

  • Demonstrate a strong academic history by having at least 100 UCAS points at A-Level (or equivalent)

  • Be numerate and have good communication skills

  • Be self-motivated towards your studies

  • Enjoy the challenge of working with a large variety of clients on wide-ranging types of work. You will be someone who wants to make a difference to the firm’s clients and to be part of the team.


  • Full time role

What we can offer

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus
  • Continuous training in soft skills, technical knowledge and professional development
  • Study support for AAT/ACCA/ACA
  • Minimum 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 25 (depending on grade and position)
  • One day annual leave for birthdays
  • Death in service cover
  • Agile working
  • Company pension scheme
  • Social events throughout the year

Let us know about you, with your CV and a cover letter

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