Trainee Chartered Accountant (Charities)

Job Title: Trainee Chartered Accountant (Charities)
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Bristol
Salary: Competitive
Reference: ACA 2018
Contact Name: Alison Godfrey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2018 17:04

Job Description

Do you want to use your skills to make a difference whilst also achieving a well-respected accountancy qualification? Work alongside like-minded colleagues who are passionate about charities? And be constantly inspired by the charity clients you work with?

Godfrey Wilson is an award-winning charity-specialist accountancy practice in Bristol. Having built a reputation as a leading provider of audit and accountancy services to small and medium sized charities, we now work with over 125 charities in Bristol and nationally.

We have a vacancy for a Trainee Chartered Accountant to start in September 2018. The role is audit-focussed but with exposure to a variety of work assignments, including audit and assurance, accounts preparation, bookkeeping, tax and payroll.

We are a close-knit, people-focused firm. We recognise that our success is due to the skills and professionalism of our team. We are looking for exceptional people who are driven to provide the highest levels of customer service and who are committed to delivering quality and excellence.

The successful candidate will be hard-working, highly numerate, computer literate (with intermediate-advanced Excel skills), have good written and verbal communication skills and good social skills.

You must have a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle which you are prepared to use to travel to clients’ premises as and when required.

Other important attributes are:

  • A good work ethic;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Desire to learn and progress;
  • Clear, logical thinking;
  • Excellent organisation skills;
  • Good timekeeping and ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities;
  • Ability to work flexibly, including local/national travel and over-time (at peak times);
  • An interest in, or experience of, the charity sector.

You must have achieved a British University Degree class 2:1 or above and three A levels grade A*- C.

Please DO NOT use the “Apply” function on this website. Applications are by application form only. Please download the Recruitment Pack and Application Form for further details.