Trainee Accountant

Salary:£18,000 - £21,000
Sector:Finance & Accounts



A fantastic opportunity has come up for a Trainee Accountant for our client in Guildford. This role would be suitable for a school leaver or graduate.


Duties will include:


  • Monthly and quarterly book-keeping using various accounting software, from incomplete and complete records
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly VAT returns
  • Monthly and quarterly reconciliation of sales and purchase ledger using various accounting software
  • Assist in the preparation of year end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Assist in the preparation of corporation tax returns
  • Assist in the preparation of personal and partnership tax returns
  • Drafting client’s letters/emails
  • Assisting meetings with clients when required
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Maintain high standards of customer service at all times




  • Either AAT part qualified or university degree in accounting/business/finance
  • Working experience in a practice or industry within the finance department is an advantage but not essential
  • Confident and able to communicate effectively
  • Strong academic who is self-motivated and driven
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Computer literate on Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Keen to learn and develop a career in accounting
  • Be able to work in a team and on their own
  • Knowledge of Sage, Xero and/or QuickBooks is advantageous but not essential


If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.

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