Trainee Accountant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384366395-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: IPS Finance
  • Location: Cookridge, Yorkshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Accounting, Accountancy, Health and Safety, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Incredible opportunity for a Trainee Accountant to join a growing independent firm based in Horsforth.

You will have the opportunity to work within the Accounts and Audit team, giving you a variety of experience and the chance to keep your work varied.

Long-established, this modern firm are eager to support you through your training and qualifications, with some fantastic befits on offer.

As a Trainee Accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking statutory audit assignments as part of a wider audit team.
  • Preparing year end statutory accounts under FRS105 and FRS102 and drafting corporation tax computations.
  • Involvement with occasional additional work such as business valuations, tax planning, and due diligence assignments.
  • Assisting clients as required with bookkeeping, VAT returns and cloud-based software packages such as Xero and Quickbooks.
  • This role is split roughly 50/50 with accounts and audit.

As a Trainee Accountant, you will need:

  • 1+ years' experience working as a Trainee Accountant in an Accountancy firm.
  • Studying towards AAT, ACA, or ACCA.
  • Experience in Accounts preparation is key.
  • Audit experience is not required but must be eager to learn.
  • Exposure to any of the following accounting packages would be advantageous: Sage, Xero, QuickBooks.

What's on offer?

  • 25 days holiday
  • Full study support package
  • Health benefits plan
  • Remote working opportunities and flexible hours
  • Fully modernised office environment
  • Friendly, social and supportive culture, including partnerships with different charities each year
  • Induction and mentoring programme
  • Scope for long term career progression as we promote from within
  • Free parking on site and close to Horsforth train station
  • Salary from 24,000 to 30,000

If you are interested in this Trainee Accountant position or would like any further information, please contact Leah Mason at IPS Finance.

IPS Finance has 40 years' experience in the Yorkshire accountancy recruitment market. We have built our business on long term relationships with both individuals and clients in all sectors, bringing real benefits to all concerned. Please visit the IPS Finance website to view the latest accountancy / finance and practice opportunities.