Trainee Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Accountant
Contract Type: School Leavers
Location: Jersey
Salary: 20000 - 24000
Reference: TRAINEE-01
Contact Name: Martine Osmand
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 24, 2021 10:44

Job Description

School leaver or Graduate 

Opportunity to join our team.

We are looking for a bright and ambitious school leaver or grad to come and join the team at Purpose, where you will receive a personalised training plan, gain valuable work experience and vital skills to become the next superstar in the accountancy sector.

If you're keen to start a career in accountancy, motivated to study to become qualified, tech savvy and want to come and work with the most valuable accountants in town, then Purpose is the best place to be.

Your role

You would be assisting with the weekly and monthly bookkeeping, initiating purchase ledger invoices, allocating payments, reconciling inter-company transactions, processing, and posting weekly and monthly payroll and helping with the preparation of monthly management accounts and the submission of GST returns.

Skills and knowledge

  • You will have strong written and verbal skills.
  • Have a good head for numbers.
  • Be organised with a good sense of prioritisation.
  • Be self-motivated with an appetite for learning.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and not be afraid to ask for help when needed.
  • You must also have an analytical mind and enjoy problem solving.

Please note that you must possess the right to live and work in Jersey (entitled or entitled to work) to undertake this role.

If the above sounds like you and you would like to know more, please contact me via LinkedIn or email