Trainee Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Chester
Salary: 18000 - 25000
Reference: REF001
Contact Name: Kerry Thomas
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2020 15:19

Job Description

We are an established firm of Chartered Accountants based in Chester and are looking for a qualified accountant to join our practice. We are a friendly practice with a strong reputation for providing a professional but personal service.

This candidate will be required to get involved in all aspects of accounts and auditing for a range of Limited Companies, Sole Traders, Partnerships and Charities. This role will primarily involve reviewing files prepared by other members of the team and ensuring the files are completed and ready for partner review.

The ideal candidate will have previous general practice experience and be keen to work as part of a team giving support and training to other members of staff. In order to take on this role you will be used to working on your own initiative and have good interpersonal skills as you will be required to contact clients.

It is essential that the candidate has:

Excellent communication skills.

Strong organisational skills to ensure work is completed in a timely manner.

Ability to work both within a team and individually.

Hard working attitude.

Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

It would be desirable if the candidate is:

Part/Fully ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent

Experienced in using accounting software packages such as Sage Line 50, Xero, Sage One, Quickbooks

And has own transport as travel to clients may be required.

In return, we can offer a competitive salary alongside flexible working hours, pension, free on site parking and a modern working environment.