Job Title: Trainee Practice Accountant with Study Package

Job Overview:

As a Trainee Practice Accountant, you will assist account managers and the office manager in providing a wide range of accounting and financial services to our clients. This position is designed to offer on-the-job training along with a study package, allowing you to learn the fundamentals of accounting, taxation, and financial reporting within a dynamic and supportive team environment. The role involves liaising with clients so strong English communication is essential.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist account managers with the practice wide portfolio of clients;
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements from source records and trial balance for limited Companies, LLP’s, partnerships and sole traders applying FRS 102 (1A) and FRS 105 where required;
  • Preparation of corporate and personal tax returns;
  • VAT return preparation;
  • Assist the office manager with client compliance;
  • Interact with clients and assist with routine financial inquiries and provide general support;
  • Prepare formal correspondence to various parties including clients, HMRC and Companies House;
  • Gain proficiency in using accounting software and financial tools to record and process data;
  • Collaborate with other team members, including senior accountants and partners, to complete client projects efficiently;
  • Pursue relevant professional qualifications;
  • Keep time cost records for client billing;
  • Maintain the confidentiality of client financial information and adhere to ethical and legal standards;
  • Ad hoc work as required;


Experience and attributes:

  • A minimum 2:2 bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field;
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills and attention to detail;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other office software;
  • Proactive approach to work prioritisation and time management;
  • Effective communicator, both verbal and written;
  • A desire to pursue a career in accounting and obtain relevant professional certification;


This job specification for a Trainee Practice Accountant is a starting point for a career in accounting within a professional practice. It offers an opportunity for individuals to learn and develop the skills necessary to become a successful accountant while contributing to the success of the accounting firm and its clients. 

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