Accounting Graduate Trainee

Job Title: Accounting Graduate Trainee
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Southampton
Salary: 20000 - 20000
Reference: GRAD-ACA
Contact Name: Jonathan Brothers
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2018 10:50

Job Description

Switch Accounting provide accounting, tax planning, bookkeeping and payroll services to over 600 small businesses from their offices in Southampton, Portsmouth & Winchester.

As an ICAEW authorised training employer we are looking to recruit a graduate trainee accountant to join our office in Ocean Village, Southampton. Following the completion of a 6 month probation period the position includes fully paid block release to study for the ACA qualification at Kaplan College.

No experience is required but applicants will need to either:

  • hold a relevant degree qualification (Accounting & Finance)
  • be AAT qualified (or in their final year

This is an excellent opportunity for the right person looking to obtain their Chartered qualification in a vibrant growing firm.

You will be trained and responsible for:

  • Preparing annual accounts and tax returns
  • Managing a portfolio of clients
  • Preparing statutory returns for HMRC and Companies House
  • VAT, PAYE and National Insurance calculations
  • General office duties

Contracted hours: 9am to 5.30pm - Monday to Friday.

Starting salary of £20,000 per annum.


  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • Full financial study support including tuition fees, learning material, exam entry and professional subscriptions.