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Trainee Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Chelmsford
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: Chelmsford -15653
Contact Name: Anna Middleton
Contact Email: anna.middleton@lbgroupltd.com
Job Published: March 19, 2021 14:56

Job Description

Are you considering a career in accountancy? Are you looking for a full-time position which offers you a rewarding and challenging opportunity that will launch your career? We are looking to recruit self-motivated trainees in our Chelmsford office.

LB Group is an accountancy firm with offices in London, Chelmsford, Colchester and Ipswich. Our services include: - Accounting, Tax, Audit, Business Services and Corporate Finance.

We are now accepting applications for our AAT and ACA/ACCA 2021 trainee programmes (full time positions) which commence in late summer 2021. By joining us as a Trainee Accountant you will be able to study for your professional qualifications whilst working as part of a team which will prepare accounts for Groups, Companies, LLPs and sole traders as well as gaining auditing experience.

We are looking for AAT trainee applicants who have (or are predicated to gain) a minimum of 3 A levels at grade C or above or an equivalent business-related vocational qualification. You are expected to also have 8 A-C (4 or above) GCSE's including Maths and English, or equivalent.

We are also looking for ACA or ACCA applicants and would expect you to have (or are predicted to gain) a minimum 2:1 degree, a 2:2 in exceptional circumstances will be considered. 3 A-Level passes at grade A-C (minimum 96 UCAS points – new tariff) and 8 A-C (4 or above) GCSE's including Maths and English, or equivalent.

We will pay for all your tuition fees and institute fees, to study towards the appropriate professional qualification, provide time off for study days, and you will receive support from your dedicated line manager.

We offer a competitive salary, training contract, 20 days holiday, increasing to 23 days once qualified.

Key skills and attributes required:
• Excellent communication skills
• Self-motivated, hardworking, flexible and reliable
• Proactive attitude and professional approach to work
• A firm commitment to providing top quality client service
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Active listening skills, asking questions when necessary
• A willingness to learn and a personal drive to complete professional development
• Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail
• Highly numerate
• Results driven with a desire to exceed expectations
• Ability to thrive in a busy fast paced environment

Desirable experience:
• Wider experiences demonstrating other skills such as leadership or team-working
• Work experience in a commercial environment

To apply please follow the link below, and upload your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you want to work for us and how you meet our criteria. Please ensure you enclose full details of academic qualifications (including predicted results where applicable) and your preference of office location.

Apply here: https://hr.breathehr.com/v/trainee-accountant-chelmsford-15653

You are encouraged to apply early, as telephone interviews will be scheduled without delay.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship.