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 AAT trainee accountant job will start in the summer of 2018. Application deadline is 12th January 2018. You MUST complete an application form available from http://www.lovewell-blake.co.uk/careers.
We are currently looking for AAT trainee accountants to join our Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Thetford, Halesworth and Ely offices.
As an AAT trainee accountant you will:
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
To be the successful candidate you will:
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; or
5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade 4 or above including Maths and English language
All other requirements for membership must be met.
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