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Trainee Account Handler



26th May 2021

We’re on the lookout for a trainee account handler to work alongside our Lowestoft accounts team whilst studying for your AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting with our recognised apprenticeship training provider.

Key responsibilities
Business Services

  • Undertake/assist with bookkeeping tasks (bank reconciliations, purchase/sales invoices, etc) for clients 
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly VAT returns for clients and submit to Senior/Manager for review
  • Assist with the preparation of annual accounts to support the team
  • Provide support to clients via telephone, email etc


  • Liaise with clients where required
  • Ensure electronic and physical client files are complete and maintained fully
  • Returning client records
  • Answering the telephone when reception is unavailable

Business Development

  • Build positive relationships with clients in day to day work
  • Promote the services of the business to clients and potential clients


  • Communicate effectively with others in the team
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in order to meet the objectives of the business
  • Contribute to team meetings and put forward ideas and feedback in order to improve ways of working

Health & Safety / Environmental Health

  • Implement the legal obligation to maintain a safe working environment at all times
  • Follow the company’s procedures, as described in the Health & Safety Policy
  • Report anything unsafe to the Director and report accidents, near misses, and so on in the accident book


  • Undertake any other tasks that may be reasonably requested
  • This is a 15-month apprenticeship position
  • Annual leave allowance 21 days + Statutory
  • Flexi working hours – Core hours 9.30am – 4pm
  • Minimum entry requirements: 5 GCSEs , 3 A-Levels or equivalent business or accountancy qualification (AAT level 2) preferred, but not a requirement

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 25/06/2021


This job is located in Lowestoft

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About Farnell Clarke

We are an established, award-winning technology focused accountancy practice. Our aim is to make accountancy simple and easy.

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