Graduate Accountant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1280824861-2
  • Date Posted: 29 March 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Howett Thorpe
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Apprentice Pay: £30,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Accounting, Accountancy
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Start your accounting journey in a cutting-edge, remote firm revolutionising e-commerce finance. Our client is seeking ambitious Graduates to join their team. They are based in London but work on a fully remote basis, utilising the latest technology, and you will be fully supported as you commence your journey to becoming a chartered accountant.

Graduate Accountant - Benefits

  • Fully remote working with full IT support (desk, computer, 2 screens, everything needed to get set up)
  • Highly competitive salary and comprehensive study support
  • 25 days holiday
  • Private medical

Graduate Accountant - About The Role

Broad and varied role, you will gain experience in bookkeeping, financial reporting, monthly reporting and get to work closely with clients, advising them on their finances.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Month-end procedures
  • Annual accounts production
  • Monthly checks on financial data and analytical reviews
  • VAT preparation
  • Monthly payroll
  • Liaising with HMRC and other third parties for general queries
  • Responding to client queries and assisting with ad hoc requests
  • Bookkeeping using Xero

The successful Graduate Accountant will have/be:

  • A recent graduate with a minimum of a 2.1 or already part qualified ACCA/ACA
  • Strong A Level and GCSE results
  • Hungry to learn and develop
  • Receptive to feedback
  • Confidence to talk directly with clients
  • Strong initiative and ability to work with autonomy
  • Strong attention to detail and pride in the work you produce
  • Process driven and a desire to challenge and improve existing processes
  • Ambition to become a chartered accountant
  • Experience with Excel

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days, please assume that you have not been successful.

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