Trainee Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: 18000 - 22000
Reference: 2019-15511
Contact Name: Blanche Houweling
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 14, 2019 15:51

Job Description

UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Student who has recently completed their A levels or similar qualification and is interested in gaining experience at the same time as continuing their studies in Accountancy.

The successful candidate will form part of our Finance department in Basingstoke. You can expect to gain experience in a variety of tasks/projects in an ever changing, dynamic finance environment.


  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations focusing on the intercompany accounts
  • Ensuring timely payments of intercompany invoices are made
  • Liaising with accountants globally within UL on intercompany matters
  • Contacting other affiliates to arrange for intercompany payments and receivables
  • Investigating and resolving unreconciled items
  • National Statistics Data filing
  • Month end Close general tasks support
  • Ad hoc project work
  • Recently completed A Levels or similar qualification
  • Some experience in Excel
  • Ambition to work within a Finance department
  • Enthusiastic to learn and continue studying

We offer

  • We sponsor the training qualification for ICAEW, ACA and CIMA
  • A competitive salary and a bonus arrangement
  • An international, innovative and dynamic work environment
  • Personal development: a large range of trainings which enables you to develop your technical and soft skills
  • International career path opportunities in the future