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Trainee Chartered Accountant - September 2018

Job Title: Trainee Chartered Accountant - September 2018
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: St Albans
Industry:
Salary: £21,940 per annum + examination increments
Reference: RFK/GC
Contact Name: Gill Cawthorne
Contact Email: gill.cawthorne@gilberts.uk.com
Job Published: April 13, 2018 14:45

Job Description

You will need:-

  • Minimum 300 UCAS  points (we do not specify any particular degree subject)
  • Minimum 2.1 degree or expected result
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to handle responsibility

As a medium-sized firm we offer a wide range of work experience for our trainees including 

  • Company and specialist audit work
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and computations
  • Preparation of income tax returns and computations 
  • Use of accounting software such as Sage and Quickbooks  
  • Company statutory work 
  • Preparation of VAT returns, P11Ds and other HMRC documents 

​Trainees have direct contact wth clients and their staff.  The work is split between office-based and out at clients' premises with the majority of travel being within the Hertfordshire aea but some further afield.

We use a leading firm of accountancy tutors to help you prepare for and pass your examinations.  The exam study method we have found to  be the most effective is a combination of a home study programme and study leave to attend courses spread throughout the duration of your three year training contract. 

We will help you to get the right mix, and we will expect you to take responsibility for projects and people as soon as you are ready.  In addition, you will also acquire strong IT, communication and management skills.

We accept applications by email or post - please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter for the attention of Mr R F Keeble