Trainee Accountant

Location: Cambridge
Sector: Finance & Accountancy
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per – Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm or 8:30am – 5pm (Part working from home and part office work due to Covid19 with a view to be back working in the office)
Reward: £20,000 - £22,000
Start: ASAP

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Trainee Accountant, who are looking to become part of a reputable accounting firm. Full training will be provided with the opportunity for study support on either AAT or ACCA. Ideally you will have some experience within a practice however this is not essential, but some accounting experience is essential.

The ideal candidate will have some experience within a practice who has a basic knowledge of the processes and duties carried out. You will have an eagerness to learn and to progress within the company as you will eventually build your own portfolio of clients. You will a confident and effective communicator with a professional telephone manner.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting a busy accounting team of 10 with accounts and administrative duties
  • Preparing journal entries
  • Preparing VAT returns and tax returns
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Running year end closings
  • Account and bank reconciliations
  • Preparing budges and cashflow forecasts
  • Managing accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Processing expenses
  • Communicating with clients on their needs and supporting any enquiries
  • General admin that may be required to support the business
  • Building a client portfolio of your own

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Ideally some experience of working in practice but not essential
  • Must have some accounting experience in a professional environment
  • GCSE Math and English of C and above
  • Strong IT skills – MS office packages and ideally experience in Xero, Sage, Caseware and/or Taxcalc is desirable
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Hands on and hardworking

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business for this Permanent vacancy.

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