As a graduate trainee you will follow formal training for either the ACA or ACCA qualification alongside on the job training. You will get started on real client work as soon as you have settled in and your role will be primarily task focused with regular reviews by more senior staff throughout assignments. We will help you develop and meet the required standards by fully supporting you through your studies and providing regular opportunities for continuous professional development.
The graduate 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. Applications will not be accepted without a completed application form.
We are currently looking for trainee accountants to join our Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Thetford, Halesworth and Ely offices.
The job requires you to:
Assist in the carrying out of more routine tasks concerning the professional work within a group to which assigned.
To carry out tasks to required deadlines ensuring they are accurate and neat and meet required standards.
Undertake secondments to other departments/offices as required
Deal 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
Be engaged, credible and friendly with 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 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.
Share and accept knowledge from team members and also support others when working in a team
Show integrity and quality within your work
Take an active role and make a distinctive contribution when working in a team
We strongly encourage networking with other professionals and potential new clients as well as taking part in social events with colleagues across the firm. Community involvement is a big part of the culture at the firm and you will be given opportunities to take part in fundraising activities too.
Minimum entry requirements:
A 2:1 degree (in a relevant subject) or equivalent or;
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) level 4 all papers passed at first attempt
3 A levels or equivalent at grade C or above
5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above including Maths and English Language
All other requirements for membership must be met
Work experience in accountancy or a similar field will be considered with high regard
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