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Trainee Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: London
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Salary: Market Rate
Reference: NW0618
Contact Name: Fitzgerald & Law
Contact Email: careers@fitzandlaw.com
Job Published: September 10, 2018 15:16

Job Description

We are looking for a talented candidate to join our Audit and Accounts Team as a Trainee.

Full study support will be included to enable you to embark on your ACA or ACCA qualification (paid exams, study leave and courses) and you’ll have an experienced mentor to help you every step of the way.

What are some of the key responsibilities?

  • Preparation of statutory financial statements from trial balance or primary records
  • Preparation of working papers to support financial statements including lead schedules, checklists and statutory reviews
  • Liaising with clients as and when necessary to carry out work on accounting queries and confirmation of statutory position
  • Assisting in the audit of financial statements by way of sample testing and analytical review
  • Reporting on a regular basis to the Managers and Director
  • Perform site visits as and when required, which may require travel to the US

What are the essential requirements?

  • An enthusiastic, smart-working individual with a "can do" attitude is vital
  • Extremely committed to embarking on a career in accountancy
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A willingness to learn and grow within a commercial environment where client care is the primary focus
  • Smart and professional in appearance
  • Eligible to work in the UK (and travel to the US if required)

What benefits are offered?

  • Full support in training for a professional qualification (ACA or ACCA)
  • 31 holidays per annum (including 8 bank and public holidays and an additional 3 holidays given between Christmas and New Year)
  • Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Corporate rate gym membership
  • Voluntary group Dental Insurance

(some of the above apply after a qualifying period)