Trainee Accountant – Kettering

£18k - £30k per annum

Kettering, Northamptonshire

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Trainee Accountant
Kettering, UK
Salary: £18,000 – £30,000 (depending on experience)

Our client is a market leading firm of accountants that provides specialist advice to farmers and landowners. Their strength comes from our understanding of the agricultural sector, and many members of our team have farming backgrounds. They are looking for like-minded individuals to join their team as trainee accountants.
The firm provides tailored audit, accounting, payroll, taxation and business advice across diverse sectors including academy schools, agriculture, landed estates, international, not for profit, property and development and professional services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare client accounts based on information supplied by client.
  • Assist with the preparation of VAT returns and other ad hoc reports as required.
  • Prepare time budget for tasks, assisted by supervisor.
  • Identify business advisory points for partner to raise with client.
  • Liaising with clients by telephone.
  • Drafting letters and other correspondence as required.
  • Monitor own job quality and quantity in line with agreed budgets.
  • Support the team with the production of their work.
  • Record own chargeable time and ensure maximum recovery.
  • Attend training and achieve success in your given qualification. Observing the guidelines laid out in your training agreement and training investment letters. Utilising the support and guidance offered by the firm.
  • Preparation of simple tax returns.
  • Assist with administration tasks as necessary to support the team.

Key skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and consider the bigger picture
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • GCSE’s (minimum Grade B / Level 6 in GCSE Maths and English)
  • A-Levels (minimum grade B or level 6)
  • Degree (minimum 2:1)

What we offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contribution.
  • 22 day’s holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays (Increases on completion of exams).
  • Use of our benefits platform.
  • Unique Branded Cash back Card.
  • Life assurance.
  • Flexible working Structure: Flex-e.
  • Private Medical Insurance, provided by Vitality.
  • Medical Cash Plan, provided by Health Shield.
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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