Trainee Accountant

Wimbledon Permanent £21,000 - £25,500
  • Competitive Salary
  • Hyrbrid Working

About Our Client

The client is looking for a hardworking candidate that shows a strong willingness to learn and develop.

Job Description

  • You will be expected to develop a good understanding of current accounting standards and practices through course attendance and practical work experience.
  • With guidance, you will be expected to plan and organise work assignments, monitoring your own progress to ensure deadlines are met. You can expect to work on clients in a variety of sectors assisting them with such tasks as management accounts and VAT returns to the preparation of statutory accounts and advising on their corporation tax affairs. You can also expect to undertake audit and other assurance work as part of a larger team.
  • You will also assist with internal accounting procedures to ensure on successful completion of your exams you have a full and broad knowledge of the requirements of a qualified accountant.
  • There are strong opportunities for career progression with many trainees taking on managerial roles prior to qualification. Beyond qualification there are always opportunities to move into more senior positions within the firm subject to the specific strengths and characteristics of the individual.

The Successful Applicant

  • Expected to have a minimum of 136 UCAS points plus an Upper Second Class honours degree.
  • English and maths skills are vital to the role and you would therefore be expected to have grade 6 or above at GCSE in both these subjects.
  • Must have strong IT skills, including being proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office packages.
  • Must be a Team player: You show a willingness and ability to work cooperatively and supportively, developing positive open working relationships.
  • Motivated: You set and achieve goals and are determined to overcome challenges you may face.
  • Organised: You must be able to prioritise tasks, plan and use time effectively ensuring tasks are completed to meet deadlines and importantly our clients' expectations.
  • Professional, presentable, personable and articulate: You approach others in a professional manner and are able to work well under pressure showing excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong work ethic: You are reliable, focused and have an attentive attitude to work.
  • Genuine interest in business: You have the ability to observe and understand business systems and processes.
  • Flexible: You demonstrate a willingness and ability to adapt to new circumstances, information and challenges.
  • Detailed: You have meticulous attention to detail as well as the ability to follow instructions accurately and efficiently.
  • Desire to learn: You want to continuously improve and challenge yourself.

What's on Offer

- 23-25.5k salary

- Permanent position

- Parking on site

- Hybrid working

George Goodrich
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Phone number
+44 2078 312000

Job summary

Sub Sector
Accounts Other
Financial Services
Contract type
Consultant name
George Goodrich
Consultant phone
+44 2078 312000
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