Trainee Accountant - Management/Statutory Accounting


Due to continued expansion across the group, we are recruiting for a trainee accountant in our Scotland office.

Job purpose and overall objective

To deliver high quality management and financial reporting across a diverse range of clients. You will work alongside experienced and qualified staff while receiving comprehensive training and our full support as you study for your exams through a formal training agreement. 

Main or key responsibilities

  • Processing of client accounts
  • Preparing accounting reconciliations and trial balances
  • Banking reconciliations
  • Arranging Bacs payments
  • Preparing VAT returns and client reports
  • Undertaking ad hoc tasks as required from time to time

Essential experience or qualifications

  • Educated to minimum of Higher Grade
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word and Excel)
  • The desire to achieve a professional accounting qualification

Personal attributes

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Professional and positive
  • Effective communicator
  • Excellent customer service/people skills
  • Good time management
  • Diligent, with attention to detail
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Desire to learn
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to go the extra mile when required