Calder & Co is a general practice accounting firm based in the heart of London. We provide services ranging from tax advice to statutory audit work for a broad range of clients. The Job This an exciting opportunity for a newly graduated candidate looking to start their career in Accountancy. The successful candidate will take immediate responsibility for assisting with accounts work including providing book keeping advice to clients, preparation & submission of quarterly VAT returns, preparation of statutory accounts and tax returns and research work for tax planning. In time, as your experience grows, you will be more heavily involved in audit work and more advanced accounts preparation. You will be working as part of a team which reports directly to one of the partners and will work closely with the partner on many assignments. As well as on the job training, full study support will be provided with a view to studying ACA or ACCA. Requirements Academic: 2:2 or above degree in any discipline 3 A levels with grade BBB or higher (or equivalent) including Mathematics and excluding General Studies Grade B or higher in GCSE Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent) Personal You will be expected to have excellent language and communication skills, both written and oral. A professional and ethical approach is required as well as being able to demonstrate the ability to work independently. Computer skills in Excel are essential and any other software experience is an advantage. You must be a personable, open and honest individual who is looking to learn and work hard in order to meet deadlines; therefore good organisational skills are imperative.
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Audit School Leaver Trainee
School Leavers & Apprenticeships
Audit School Leaver Trainee Start Date: September 2018 Job Role As an Audit Trainee, your role is to provide an unbiased analysis of the client’s financial records and test these records in accordance with accounting standards. These accounting standards form an integral part of your studies. Your time will be split between working at client premises, working in the office and studying for your professional exams. During your first year, you will support an Audit Senior at client premises. The senior will assign you work throughout the time you are onsite and will be with you in case you have any questions. You will gain exposure to a number of different industries and organisations, from privately owned business (POB) up to fully listed companies. As an Audit Trainee, your typical daily duties will include: Checking a client’s financial information, purchase and sales invoices, payroll records, bank balances and statements; Ensure sound knowledge of a client and its industry by researching background information; Develop communication skills and build relationships with key stakeholders; Utilise audit software; Attend client meetings and social activities; Attend in-house technical training as required; Have an awareness of the various services provided by Mazars. Person Specification We are looking for people who bring something special to the firm and who also have some distinctive qualities. We want driven people who think creatively about their work, embrace challenges and can resolve complex problems. Demonstrates strong analytical and research skills; Takes ownership of assigned tasks and adopts a pro-active approach; Ability to organise and prioritise workload; Produces accurate and timely work; Participates in meetings, providing information and ideas with clarity and persuasiveness; Ability to build relationships; Respects differences in people and values diversity of ideas; Actively seeks to enhance own expertise and knowledge; Demonstrates drive and commitment to self-development; Professional approach to work and clients i.e. professional appearance, respect for individuals, and ethical conduct. Academic Requirements Minimum of 112 UCAS points (achieved in the same academic year, from your 3 best A Levels and excluding General Studies). This is based on the new 2017 UCAS Tariff. You can calculate your UCAS points here. Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths. Please specify on your application if there were extenuating circumstances or exceptional achievements that we should take into account. We also accept equivalent international qualifications. Training Contract & Study Support We will fund for you to study towards the ACA qualification. You will receive a full study package and time off to study and attend college. Your professional qualification is only part of the story at Mazars; we support all of our trainees with a blended approach to training and development including classroom study, 1:1 coaching, and soft skills training to enable you to progress to management and leadership positions. You will be given a mentor and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track. Benefits We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees – holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. About Mazars Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, advisory, accounting and tax services. Operating in over 75 countries, the firm draws on the expertise of 18,000 professionals to assist major international groups, SMEs, private investors and public bodies at every stage in their development. Mazars is among the top 10 accountancy firms within the UK with over 140 partners and 1750 staff serving clients from 19 offices. Mazars is a positively different firm. Differentiated by the opportunities we offer our people, our approach to working with clients and our passion for responsible business, we are entrepreneurs with a strong European heritage. We are proud of the single global partnership we have built to serve clients around the world.
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Graduate Trainee Accountant (ACA)
20000 - 30000
Alliotts is an independent accountancy and business advisory practice based in London and Guildford. We are able to offer talented individuals a wide range of experience and an exposure to a varied and eclectic client base. Whatever your role or function, our size means that you will not be pigeon holed and no two days will be the same. In our people we engender creative thinking, a flexible attitude and enquiring minds. Careers with Alliotts We recruit for two annual intakes with successful candidates commencing their contract during August/September and January. We have high standards and are looking for candidates with excellent academic qualifications as well as drive, ambition and a thirst for success. In return, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary and an excellent study and benefits package, with salary increases based on exam and work performances. Add to this the opportunities and varied lifestyle that working in the South East has to offer and it all adds up to a very rewarding opportunity. With a combination of structured training and ad hoc on the job learning, we encourage the development of our people to achieve their potential in both technical and soft skills. Our ongoing performance review system is linked to Alliotts goals. The online system used is designed to provide a framework to enable people to track their progress and identify developmental needs. The process encourages high levels of engagement and motivation to succeed. The Firm is committed to providing clear direction and career development. The benefits of training with a medium-size firm like Alliotts A major benefit of training with a medium size firm (compared with a much larger firm) is the depth and variety of assignments you will be involved with. You will have exposure to a wide range of assignments with clients of all sizes in various industry sectors. In larger firms, trainees often spend much of their training confined to audit work because of the sheer scale of audit work. Audit work is just one small aspect of an assignment and in a medium size firm such as Alliotts, you will benefit from having exposure to many different areas of client work. In addition, you’ll tend to work with far more clients in a medium size firm (giving you a broad ranging experience) because the time spent at each client tends to be far less than that of a larger firm. With a medium size firm, you’ll also benefit from involvement from the firm’s Partners, who will take a direct interest in your development and support you through your training. Entry requirements We are looking for numerate and ambitious students who are willing to work hard, study hard and play hard. Above all, you will need to have the flexibility to adapt to a variety of challenging situations and the communication skills to express ideas and deal with clients at all levels. You will need: 2:2 degree or above in ANY subject. A minimum of 300 UCAS points (old UCAS tariff) or 120 UCAS points (new UCAS tariff) or equivalents, from your top three grades (first attempts only). AS levels and General Studies are not accepted. GCSE English Language, grade C or above. GCSE Maths, grade B or above. You don’t need any previous accounting experience, as full training is provided. If this sounds like you, apply today and become a Trainee Accountant!
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About us: CK is one of the regions leading independent providers of accounting, taxation and business advice. Operating from custom built modern offices in the heart of the Black Country the practice has invested in the very best IT systems to enable it to provide effective and efficient business support to its clients. We offer a full range of audit services including statutory audit, audit for regulated businesses such as Lawyers and Surveyors, pensions audit, systems and control reviews, special investigations and due diligence. The role: Trainee Chartered Accountant based in our audit and assurance department working as part of a team to deliver a full list of audit, accounting, taxation and advisory services across a varied client base. A comprehensive training scheme is offered involving full assistance towards professional qualifications and becoming a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW). Responsibilities and duties: Working as part of a team obtaining audit evidence and carrying out audit testing through communication with client staff; Working as part of a team to ensure our audit files have all relevant evidence to support the opinion on the financial statements; Prepare statutory financial statements from client’s nominal ledger or core books and records; Ensure financial statements comply with regulatory requirements; Analyse the client’s controls for strengths and weaknesses and outline recommendations; Assist the Partner or Manager with any special ad hoc client work required; Study towards completing professional qualifications under the ICAEW; Assist other departments such as private client and accounting services as and when requested to. Qualifications: Role is available to a graduate or school leaver with a minimum of 300 UCAS points. UK driving licence preferred but not essential
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Accounting Graduate Trainee
20000 - 20000
Switch Accounting provide accounting, tax planning, bookkeeping and payroll services to over 600 small businesses from their offices in Southampton, Portsmouth & Winchester. As an ICAEW authorised training employer we are looking to recruit a graduate trainee accountant to join our office in Ocean Village, Southampton. Following the completion of a 6 month probation period the position includes fully paid block release to study for the ACA qualification at Kaplan College. No experience is required but applicants will need to either: hold a relevant degree qualification (Accounting & Finance) be AAT qualified (or in their final year This is an excellent opportunity for the right person looking to obtain their Chartered qualification in a vibrant growing firm. You will be trained and responsible for: Preparing annual accounts and tax returns Managing a portfolio of clients Preparing statutory returns for HMRC and Companies House VAT, PAYE and National Insurance calculations General office duties Contracted hours: 9am to 5.30pm - Monday to Friday. Starting salary of £20,000 per annum. Other: 4 weeks annual leave Full financial study support including tuition fees, learning material, exam entry and professional subscriptions.
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