Trainee Accountant - Romford

£23000 - £25000
Ref: 1313 Date Posted: Monday 26 Feb 2024

**Position:** Trainee Accountant
**Location:** Brentwood
**Benefits:** 5% pension contribution, 22 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays

ProTalent, a leading recruitment agency specialising in finance and accounting roles, is thrilled to present an outstanding Trainee Accountant position available with our esteemed client, a rapidly expanding accountancy practice based in Brentwood.

**Profile:**
- Minimum of 18 months' experience in an accountancy practice.
- Preferred qualification: A-levels.
- Professional demeanor with meticulous attention to detail.
- Proficiency in Xero/Sage, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

**Opportunity:**
Our client offers an incredible opportunity for aspiring accountants:
- Fully funded AAT qualification.
- Clear trajectory towards Chartered Accountancy qualification within the firm.
- Comprehensive training in advanced bookkeeping, accounts production, and industry-standard software including Sage Accounting and Xero.

**Responsibilities:**
As a Trainee Accountant, you will take on a diverse range of responsibilities, including:
- Handling financial administration and electronic document management.
- Managing Companies House filing processes.
- Utilising Xero, Sage, and Excel to prepare accurate client books.
- Managing VAT returns on behalf of clients.
- Assisting in basic payroll preparation for clients.
- Supporting the audit department in file preparation.
- Participating actively in client site audit visits.
- Maintaining effective client communication via phone and email.
- Contributing to general office duties in Brentwood.

**About Our Client:**
Our client is a thriving Chartered Accountancy practice with a growing presence in Brentwood and Brighton. They serve clients across various sectors, including young businesses and the charity sector.

If you're an enthusiastic individual seeking a pathway into the world of accounting and finance, this Trainee Accountant role offers an exceptional opportunity to kick-start your career.

To apply for this role please send your CV or contact Haidee