Accounts, Audit & Tax Trainee - Brighton

£16,000 - £22,000
Ref: 4 Date Posted: Monday 16 May 2022
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Accounts, Audit and Tax Trainee

We are recruiting for an AAT level 3 qualified accounts, audit and tax trainee, who wants to complete their AAT level 4 and progress on to studying for their ACA or ACCA qualification.

You must be pro-active, have a keen eye for detail and accuracy and have an enquiring mind. This accountancy firm is an ICAEW and ACCA Approved Training Provider and with just over 40 staff has a wealth of experience to help you train and achieve your goals.

The office is based in Preston Park, Brighton and close to bus and train stations. Preston Park is opposite the office and the Rock Garden nearby for those of you who enjoy getting out at lunchtime.


  • AAT level 3 qualified minimum

  • Be used to working in an open plan office environment

  • Ability to organise your work and recognise when to ask for help

  • Be confident using Excel and able to adapt to different types of software (training will be provided where necessary)

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Be able to work on your own and as part of a team

  • Be able to meet deadlines

  • Previous practice experience 

  • There will be occasions when you are required to work off site such as on audit and working

    hours may not be 9-5.

  • You will need to be prepared to be flexible, behave professionally and be smart in appearance.


  • Preparing accounts for sole traders, partnerships, LLP and Limited companies, service charge and rental accounts

  • Prepare tax returns for the above

  • Assist on audit Prepare VAT returns

  • Provide bookkeeping services and management accounts

  • Cloud accounting assistance for clients

  • Liaise with clients and relevant authorities

  • Assist your team members Adhoc administrative duties such as filing accounts and tax returns, scanning, requesting records


  • Holiday: 20 days holiday + bank holidays and 2 bonus days at Christmas (closed between Christmas and New Year)

  • Pension: NEST employer contribution

  • Training: Full study support to complete your AAT qualification and for ACA/ACCA qualification

  • Parking permit loan: We cannot offer a parking space, but a parking permit loan can be arranged if required.