Trainee Accountant

Posted Yesterday by Howett Thorpe
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Exciting opportunity to develop your career in accountancy with a Top 10 Chartered Accountancy firm offering AAT study support. Please read the application details below before submitting your CV.


Reference: HT12142

Trainee Accountant - About The Role

In the role of AAT Trainee you will be provided with full training to enable you to undertake the following duties:

  • Preparation of statutory and annual accounts for clients either from Sage Line 50, Excel or manual records under the supervision of more senior members of the team.
  • Preparation year end accounting files ready for audit either by internal or external auditors.
  • Preparation of financial statements, e.g. reconciliation of inter-company balances, preparation of journals and schedules.

The successful candidate will have a strong academic record and be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong academics including GCSE Maths and English at B Grade or above and 260 UCAS points from A Levels (A-C in three subjects)- please note this is not a Graduate entry role
  • Alternatively, you may be a AAT part qualified individual seeking to develop your career
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel.
  • Experience of using a final statutory accounting package would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Some experience of an accounting package such as Sage would be useful but not essential.
  • AAT Studiers will be considered


Trainee Accountant - Benefits

  • Work for a Top 10 Chartered Accountancy firm based in central Guilford.
  • Full study support for AAT/ACCA provided.
  • Easily accessible from the main line rails station and bus station.
  • Social activities and team-based role
  • Career and salary progression


Trainee Accountant - Things You Should Know

  • Contract to Perm (after 6 months).
  • To apply for this role, submit your CV with a full breakdown of your academics and a covering email explaining why you wish to become an accountant (GCSE’s and A Levels by subject AND grade) and what you understand working in an accountancy firm will entail.
  • Applications without the above will NOT be considered


Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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Reference: 36113405

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