Trainee Accountant

Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Purpose of the job:

To give our clients exceptional service and to deliver quality advice in accountancy, payroll, VAT corporate tax and personal tax. This roll reports to the partners.


Main duties

  • Management of monthly clients.
  • To provide these clients with a full range of accounts, VAT and taxation services.
  • Prepare the annual accounts of limited and non-limited company status clients and input the data into Iris.
  • Produce final draft accounts and tax computations for review.
  • To assist with the payroll department preparing payslips and assisting with year end completion as and when required.
  • To assist with the personal tax department as and when required.
  • To organise workload to ensure most efficient use of time.
  • Plan and delegate work to ensure efficient production of accounts, monthly spreadsheets and VAT returns.
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with our systems
  • Dealing with correspondence.
  • Ensure all deadline dates are monitored to avoid clients being fined or charged interest/penalties.
  • To train, develop and manage those team members reporting to you to maximise their performance.
  • To contribute to our continuous improvement of systems through own experience and also to participate in introducing new systems.
  • To keep up to date with legislation and regulations to enable you to give quality advice to our clients.
  • Notify clients of any deficiencies in their records and assist clients to improve their book-keeping systems;
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested from time to time.


Person specification

To be a Trainee accountant you must:

  • Be technically competent
  • Have good time management skills
  • Have good delegation skills
  • Have good planning and organising skills
  • Be able to communicate to people at all levels
  • Have good people skills
  • Be able to know when to pass matters on to another team member

Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting

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