Trainee Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: London
Salary: 21000 - 25000
Reference: KINGSWOOD2021
Contact Name: Rick Behan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2021 15:43

Job Description



Kingswood is a leading firm of Corporate Finance Advisers and Chartered Accountants located in Coldbath Square, London EC1. The business typically involves advising private companies in a fast-paced environment covering the skills of financial advice; investment banking; private equity; accounting and finance.


At full strength the team consists of three partners, six professional staff and two Administrators, working together in a friendly, professional but informal environment.


The Role


The accounts assistant role involves working for one (or more) of the Partners and with the other professional staff.  Duties include accounts preparation and auditing, management accounting, personal tax work, payroll processing, correspondence with both clients and HM Revenue & Customs, compliance procedure controls, assisting with tax planning, and supporting the corporate finance team.


The firm will help you navigate through your professional qualification training and will cover the cost of your study leave and exams at the first attempt.


Responsibilities and Duties


  • Preparing accounts for incorporated and non-incorporated businesses
  • Auditing
  • Management accounting
  • Preparing personal tax returns
  • Correspondence with HM Revenue & Customs and clients
  • Payroll processing and P11D matters
  • Supporting the corporate finance team.


Kingswood utilise Microsoft Office and CCH accounting, auditing (Mercia) and tax software.


The position offers a competitive salary, annual profit sharing bonuses, and 25 days annual leave. After a qualifying period, Healthcare and a season ticket loan are also available.


In the first instance please apply by email with your CV and current availability to Rick Behan at


More information on Kingswood can be found at