Trainee Chartered Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Chartered Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: York
Salary: Competitive
Reference: York21
Contact Name: Zoe Waring
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2020 12:29

Job Description

We are seeking highly motivated, ambitious graduates or final year students who share our Values and can demonstrate a genuine interest and enthusiasm in becoming a Chartered Accountant.

Working both autonomously and as part of a team to deliver audit, accounting and advisory services to a range of clients, you will enter into an apprenticeship and training contract to work towards membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW) and attain the ACA qualification.

Main Duties

  • Preparation of company accounts and corporation tax returns
  • Compiling audit evidence through communication and interaction with clients
  • Active adherence to budgets, bringing matters to the attention of the senior/Manager where relevant
  • Developing and strengthening existing client relationships through proactive and professional behaviour
  • Adding value to clients’ businesses through identifying opportunities where we can assist/support
  • Undertaking training or development as required by the Firm
  • Carrying out ad hoc assignments as required
  • Participate in Firm wide activities

Person Specification

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Drive and ambition to work within a progressive and commercial environment
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to take on new tasks and work on own initiative

This is a permanent, full-time role (37.5 hours per week) with a proposed start date of August 2021.  Interviews will be held in December 2020 and January 2021.

Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview, with benefits including a fully funded study package, on-the-job training, mentoring and flexi-time.