Trainee Accountant - Epsom

Ref: 1413 Date Posted: Monday 26 Feb 2024

ProTalent are pleased to partner with a distinguished chartered accountancy firm known for its commitment to excellence and growth, based in Epsom. They are currently seeking an ambitious individual to embark on a rewarding journey as a Trainee Accountant. This is an unparalleled opportunity to become a Certified Chartered Accountant within a firm that values trust, respect, and continuous development.

About the Firm:

Our client is a growing chartered accountancy firm that has built a reputation for its exceptional service and commitment to client success. They offer a dynamic, open-plan office environment that fosters collaboration and professional growth. Recognizing the importance of flexible working conditions, they provide a structured approach to training that emphasizes face-to-face, on-the-job learning for all professional staff. Qualified staff members enjoy the flexibility of working from home 1-2 days a week, underlining the firm's commitment to work-life balance while prioritizing effective training and development for their trainees.

The Role:

As a Trainee Accountant, you will embark on a comprehensive training program designed to equip you with the skills and qualifications needed to succeed as a Certified Chartered Accountant. You will gain hands-on experience across various sectors, laying a solid foundation for a prosperous career in accountancy.

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully complete the ACCA/ACA qualification process.
  • Engage in the preparation of accounts and tax returns for a diverse portfolio of clients.
  • Conduct bookkeeping tasks utilizing cloud-based software such as Xero and Kashflow.
  • Participate in the provision of ad hoc business advisory services, including the preparation of business plans and cash flow forecasts.
  • Collaborate closely with other team members to enhance your professional skills and knowledge.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Demonstrates a strong interest in pursuing a career in accountancy.
  • Possesses excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Shows a keen willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges.
  • Has a basic understanding of accountancy principles and a strong desire to develop these skills further.
  • Is a team player who values collaboration but can also work independently.

What We Offer:

  • A comprehensive training program leading to ACCA/ACA qualification.
  • A dynamic and supportive work environment in a modern, open-plan office.
  • The opportunity to work across a broad range of industries and client portfolios.
  • A competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Flexible working arrangements upon qualification, promoting a healthy work-life balance.