Outsourcing Trainee

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Accounting Practice

  • Job type:

    School Leavers

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Chris Howden

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Wilkins Kennedy

We are looking for someone with energy, ambition and a strong sense of commitment to join our Outsourcing Team at the Heathrow office. In return, we offer an excellent training programme, in house support and career opportunities.   


Key responsibilities of the role include:-


  • Posting of entries to Sales, Purchases and Nominal Ledgers using Sage / Xero / Quickbooks accounting software
  • Analysis of receipts and payments in order to prepare bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of journals for approval
  • Preparation of information to undertake cheque/bacs payment runs for clients
  • To become proficient in the use of Sage / Xero / Quickbooks software
  • To gain a basic understanding of VAT and prepare VAT returns
  • To look after associated outsourcing administration and undertake related bookkeeping tasks
  • Involvement in the preparation of payrolls for clients
  • To undertake the AAT qualification after the successful completion of a probationary period


Person Specification

  • A-C (9-4) grades at GCSE
  • A-D grades at A Level or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to handle responsibility
  • Ambition to develop
  • Be competent with Microsoft office products
  • A driving licence and vehicle owner