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Trainee Accountant

Salary £25,500
Location Greater London, Wimbledon
Job Type Permanent
Size 50-100
Job overview
Join a top 100 UK accountancy firm based out of central Wimbledon! This ambitious tax and accounting firm is on the lookout for bright, enthusiastic and committed people, keen to begin their careers in accountancy. Apply today!

Looking for Finance Graduate jobs or Trainee Accountant roles in London? A leading UK Accountancy firm is on the lookout for a bright, driven graduate to join their team as a Trainee Accountant in London - apply today!

Company profile - Accountancy Firm

In this Trainee Accountant role, you will be joining a top 100 UK accountancy practice, focused on delivering professional services across multiple fields. Founded in the early 80s, our client's name is synonymous with excellence and expertise across the property, media, marketing & IT spaces, to name but a few! With services ranging from tax, accounting, and audit, to consulting and insolvency, they are a truly dynamic business with the tools to engage successfully with all denominations of business. The firm has been a recognised Investor in People for over 10 years, complemented by also being an official ICAEW training office.

Job description - Trainee Accountant

In this Trainee Accountant job, you will be exposed to both theoretical and practical experience within accountancy from day one. Upon completing probation, you will begin your journey towards qualified ACA certification, supported by the firm and the ICAEW. This will involve mentorship from dedicated members of the team, with an active interest in your growth from Directors and Partners of the business. From the top-down, you will have access to an incredible wealth of experience and training. Within the first six months, you will be expected to be working directly with clients, supporting senior members of the team in various settings, remote, and face-to-face.

This role will appeal to a motivated, enthusiastic individual, who will share in a vision to grow a firm where clients value the services provided and respect the relationship with their advisors. There are strong opportunities for career progression with many trainees taking on managerial roles prior to qualification.

Key responsibilities - Trainee Accountant

  • Developing a good understanding of current accounting standards and practices, through course attendance and practical experience
  • Assisting clients with such tasks as management accounts and VAT returns
  • Other client responsibilities might other include preparation of statutory accounts and advising on their corporation tax affairs
  • Undertaking audit and other assurance work as part of a larger team

Job requirements - Trainee Accountant

  • Degree educated, with a class of 2.1 or above - our client will consider disciplines outside of a traditional finance and accountancy realm
  • You will need to be a team player, showing a willingness to work cooperatively
  • Fantastic written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge would be hugely beneficial, alongside a good grounding in basic IT proficiencies such as Excel and other MS packages
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • A proactive and enthusiastic approach!

Benefits of the job - Trainee Accountant

  • A fantastic starting salary of £25,500, with competitive salary reviews throughout your training
  • A recognised pathway to success through their ICAEW training programme
  • Learn from experts in their field!
  • A practice approach to self-care & support, with a subsidised gym membership, weekly Pilates classes, cycle to work scheme, and childcare vouchers available
  • An active social committee, responsible for organising regular team events, such as curry nights, wine & cheese, regular birthday celebrations and annual summer & Christmas parties!
  • The chance to get involved in local charity causes, local to their excellent office location in Wimbledon, South London

On the hunt for Finance Assistant jobs or Junior Accountant roles in London? A leading UK Accountancy firm is on the lookout for a bright, analytical graduate to join their team as a Trainee Accountant in London - apply today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

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Joe Goddard
Team Lead & Key Account Manager