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AAT Trainee Accountant (2019 start)

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6th November 2018

We are currently looking for AAT trainee accountants to join our Norwich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth, Thetford and Bury St Edmund offices.

As a trainee accountant you will follow formal training for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification alongside on the job training. You will get started on real client work, such as accounts preparation, as soon as you have settled in. Your role will be primarily task focused, with regular reviews by more senior staff throughout assignments. Your development will mirror our ethos of 'different because you are' and we will ensure that your training and experience is right for you and how you want to progress. The AAT is a recognised apprenticeship framework therefore; this job mirrors an accountancy apprenticeship but enhanced pay and benefits.

The reason our clients value us as their adviser is because we make a point of building a picture of each client, which pulls in all the things that make each one different. This allows us to wrap individual service and advice around each client, which suits them perfectly and which they really appreciate. That’s why we’re different – because each one of our clients is different. 

We don’t only understand that each of our clients are different, we understand that each of our employees are different. We work with each and every one of our employees on an individual basis to ensure the training and development they receive supports their specific learning objectives and career aspirations. We are committed to nurturing and developing the talent of all of our employees, whatever stage of their career they may be at. 
 
Job responsibilities
 
Assist in the carrying out of more routine tasks concerning the professional work within a group to which assigned
Carry out tasks to required deadlines ensuring they are accurate and neat and meet required standards
Undertake study as agreed for role
Undertake secondments to other departments/offices as required
Dealing with basic client queries and requests for information
Build constructive relationships with other team members
Keep an accurate and effective record of own time
Use technical knowledge while working on client assignments
Develop an understanding of the different services offered by the firm and cross sell these services when opportunities arise
 
Person Specification
 
Be friendly, motivated and possess a ‘Can do’ attitude
Have an awareness of the services provided by the firm
Learn new things quickly and be eager to learn
Use your own initiative and be able to identify when assistance is needed in finding a technical solution
Have a good level of verbal and written communication skills, in order to communicate with colleagues and partners and start to communicate with clients regarding basic information/queries
Be methodical and organised
Show enthusiasm to develop your technical knowledge, skills and experience
Be aware of the need to meet deadlines set and the importance of raising any issues with senior members of staff

Minimum Entry Requirements

3 A levels or equivalent at grade B or above
5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade 4/C or above including Maths and English language
All other requirements for membership must be met.

Job Benefits

Including, but not limited to;

Competitive salary
21 days annual leave (increasing with grade and service)
Discount scheme (holidays, shopping, days out and dining)
Annual paid volunteering day
Enhanced sick pay
Company pension scheme

The AAT trainee accountant job will start in the summer of 2019. 

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 10/01/2019

Salary

Competitive

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