Graduate Trainee Accountant – ACCA Study Package

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A fantastic graduate opportunity has become available within a well-established independent chartered accountancy firm based in Liverpool. The firm are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to begin a career in practice, with the aim of becoming a qualified accountant.

You will display a commitment to establishing a long-term career within practice and developing your skills and knowledge through your studies. The ideal candidate will have an excellent academic background along with the technical ability to qualify as a chartered accountant. You will possess good interpersonal skills along with the ability to work independently and to strict deadlines.  

Assignments will be undertaken both in the office and at client's premises and will be a mixture of team work and projects undertaken individually. Trainees will have support and on the job training from managers and other senior staff. A structured training programme will ensure that you are able to integrate into the team with the best possible start and after the successful completion of your probation, study support will be available.

The Graduate Trainee Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Preparing financial statements for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders  
  • Tax compliance work, including the preparation of tax computations, tax returns and computation of liabilities
  • Preparation of VAT returns

Essential Requirements are:

  • Graduates from any degree discipline can be considered, but you must hold a 2:1 classification
  • Experience within a practice is desirable
  • The demands and high workload of this position require a highly organised person who can prioritise their work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and disciplined with the ability to work unsupervised
  • A good team player
  • You will have strong
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel
  • Some experience of accountancy packages would be useful but not essential
  • Full driving licence with access to a vehicle is essential



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