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Trainee Accountant - Audit (3379045861)
Trainee Accountant - Audit - Steyning, West Sussex A fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to start your career in accountancy, working towards an internationally recognised qualification (AAT, ACCA or ACA) and gaining valuable on-the-job experience with a highly respected accountancy firm in Sussex. The Role: You will join a dynamic audit team with a high quality client base and rapidly gain responsibility whilst at the same time completing your accounting qualification with us. You will be working from our office as part of a busy audit team that undertakes external audit on a range companies and charities. You will also be travelling to our client premises where necessary to conduct on site audit procedures. You will initially gain experience working on audits as a trainee. You will learn about the preparation of financial accounts, interpretation of financial data and accounting and tax legislation. Equally as importantly you will learn how to work effectively in a team, how to build strong and lasting professional relationships and also how to deliver exceptional client service. This is a diverse role and you need to be prepared to roll your sleeves up and have a willingness to learn. Your career development progression with us will be rapid. You will: Benefit from working in our small, close-knit, supportive, and high performing team of like-minded individuals who will coach you on a daily basis in all aspects of your role. Receive bespoke formal training appropriate to your progression. Get responsibility early in your career. Work with an extensive variety of clients in a range of different industries Successful candidates for this role will be personable and hard-working. As well taking your first steps in a great career you will find your role with us to be enjoyable and fun - everyone within the team is warm, sociable and supportive - you will work with people that stay friends for your entire career. Depending on your level, your apprenticeship will comprise the AAT, ACCA or ACA qualification. We provide you with meaningful support as you undertake your exam training and the exams themselves. Whilst we want you to progress rapidly in your career, equally we will only enter you for exams when you are properly prepared. After you achieve your qualification you will continue to build your career with us and take on greater levels of responsibility. Requirements Attributes: To undertake a career and apprenticeship with us you need to be enthusiastic, hard-working and able to meet deadlines. Your new colleagues will support you as you rapidly learn the role of an Auditor, Tax Advisor or Accountant. But you need to be prepared to put in the effort in both your work and your qualification. You will also need to be a good team player, have great communication skills and be personable. Most of your role will be working within a small team, interacting with your colleagues and our client’s teams. You need to be able to get on with people, and be positive always. You will be carrying out an important role ensuring that our clients comply with their regulatory compliance duties and also receive the highest standards of advice from us. In order to achieve this you need to be professional, diligent and have a strong attention to detail. Qualifications: We are considering candidates at different levels and will consider school / college leavers or graduates. Strong GCSE results in both Maths and English, grade 4 or above. A levels (C and above) or equivalent. A first or second class degree. Other: An appreciation of basic Excel skills is advantageous. You need to have access to a car and hold a current UK driving license (or be working towards this). You need to have a current right to work in the UK. Benefits: Competitive salary. Full time and cost support to obtain your Chartered Accountant qualification. Pension Scheme - 5% Employee, 3% Employer. 23 days holiday per year (in addition to bank holidays) increasing by one day per each year of service (up to a maximum of 5 days once qualified). Life Assurance x 4 salary. Opportunity to purchase additional holiday days. Flexible working with core working hours. 9 day working fortnight available. Free car parking. Access to our corporate reward scheme. Employee Assistance Programme. Opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm.