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Accounts Trainee - Peterborough

Ref: 371 Date Posted: Monday 11 Dec 2023

ProTalent are currently working with an independent boutique accountancy practice based in Peterborough looking to recruit an Accounts Trainee.

The firm:

  • An independent boutique accountancy practice, with ambitious growth plans.
  • Friendly and supportive team culture built around values of collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise.
  • Diverse clients that range from private clients to owner-managed businesses and large international groups.

The Accounts Trainee Role:

  • Building productive working relationships with clients and internally
  • Using accounting software to provide accurate reporting for Managers, Partners and clients 
  • Maintaining client confidentiality and ensuring data security at all times 
  • Producing financial accounts in accordance with FRS 102 1A and FRS 105 as well as sole trader accounts 
  • Preparing partnership accounts

The successful Accounts Trainee applicant:

  • You must have at least 6 months’ experience working in a UK accountancy practice
  • Educated to A Level or equivalent 
  • AAT qualified or part qualified
  • Medical practice experience would be an advantage 
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written 
  • Exceptional attention to detail 
  • Strong IT skills and able to pick up new software packages very quickly 
  • A positive, confident and proactive attitude 
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight timeframes with high quality output 
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and self-motivated
  • CCH experience would be an advantage 


  • As an Accounts Trainee, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package including generous holiday allowance, pension, life assurance and a fantastic retail discount scheme 
  • Holiday trading – the ability to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle 
  • Flexible working 
  • If required, full funding and support to complete the AAT qualification, including study leave and time off for exams 
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors 
  • A wellbeing programme with regular events and activities focused on your physical and mental wellbeing 
  • An experienced manager to support your development and provide day to day guidance 
  • A modern, refurbished, open plan office 
  • A comprehensive induction and a dedicated buddy to help you get up to speed during your first few

Thank you for your interest in this Accounts Trainee vacancy