Graduate Trainee Programme

Job Title Graduate Trainee

Location Bath

Reporting To Client Adviser / Accounts Manager Key Relationships

Accounts Team, Clients, Payroll, Tax, Audit and Admin Departments Job Purpose

As an Accounts Apprentice you will be learning from experienced professionals to support clients, whilst developing your skills and earning a nationally recognized qualification! Assist in preparing management accounts, VAT returns and financial statements whilst providing exceptional service to our clients.

In the first 12 months this person will gain experience in the accounts, audit and tax departments and afterwards they will study towards their professional qualification (ACA/ACCA). There is the chance to gain further qualifications if desired.

Job Role

•Assist with the preparation of statutory accounts for a various range of clients

•Assist with the preparation of yearend financial statements/accounts for a range of unincorporated businesses

•Carry out a variety of bookkeeping assignments for clients, both in-house and at client premises

•Learn to prepare management account for clients, providing them with vital insights into their financial preformation

•Prepare HMRC VAT returns for clients

•Utilise a range of industry-standard accounting software with the support of experience professionals including Iris, Xero, Quickbooks, Sage and more, expanding your technical skills in financial software.

•Report on a timely and accurate manner to client queries

•Keep Account Managers informed of job progress and any issues arising

•Help build and maintain client relationships by providing exceptional level of client service

•Provide valuable assistance on administration tasks as needed

Personal Specification

•Strong interpersonal skills

•Good written and verbal communication skills

•Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, with a focus on Excel

•Team player

What’s in it for you?

•Competitive salary

•Annual salary review

•25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

•Birthday day off

•Study leave for College

•Hours 37.5 per week full time

•Assistance with AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting with the potential to join the business permanently at the end of the apprenticeship

•Life Assurance (4x Salary)

•Personal Pension; Employer 5% Employee min 2%

•Cycle to work scheme

•Join a busy and friendly team in the heart of Bath