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Trainee Accountant September 2024 (Saxmundham)



28th March 2024

Looking to start a challenging and rewarding career in accountancy at one of the region’s most prestigious and highly regarded practices?  We have a vacancy for an AAT trainee to join at us in September 2024 at our office in Saxmundham.  You will be working in our Business Services team.

By joining us as a Trainee Accountant you will be able to study for professional qualifications whilst also gaining vital hands-on, task-focussed work experience in our busy, growing, multi-disciplinary practice.

As an AAT trainee you will follow formal training through an apprenticeship framework for the AAT qualification.  We would expect applicants to be non-graduates and require you to have (or be predicted to achieve) either: a minimum of 2 A levels at Grade C or above (including Maths) OR the equivalent standard in vocational qualifications.  If the qualification type varies from this, the application will be assessed on an individual basis.  If you do not hold a Maths A level, then we expect a minimum attainment of Grade 6 / Grade B in GCSE Maths.  Once AAT qualified you may go on to study for chartered qualifications.

Key skills required:

·      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·      Ability to work well in a team environment.

·      Self motivated, hard working, flexible and prepared to undertake some travel.

·      Ambitious with drive and resilience.

·      Enthusiasm with a keen interest in learning and professional development.

·      Excellent analytical skills with an eye for detail.

We have a fantastic study support package to offer. The firm will pay all tuition and Institute fees and you will also be entitled to paid time off for your studies, along with mentoring support. 

Our client portfolio includes business clients across the spectrum from the very small to groups turning over several hundreds of million pounds including OMBs, subsidiaries of larger international groups, charities, pension schemes and LLPs.  Therefore, we can offer you a stimulating and varied portfolio of work, coupled with the possibility of rotation across a number of our departments during your training period.  Further information about working life as a trainee at Ensors, and what our current trainees have to say about working for us, is available here. 

The package includes:

Buddy scheme, Contributory pension, Dress for your diary, Flexible working, Free parking, Health Cash Plan, Shopping discounts, Sick pay, Social events, Twice yearly pay review, Study support, Staff awards scheme, Well being support

If you are interested in joining our award-winning team and earning while you learn at Ensors, please apply with a covering letter and CV via the 'Apply for this job' button on our vacancies website. Please tell us in your covering letter why an accountancy career at Ensors is for you, and include full details of your academic results (including predicted results, where applicable).

​Please note we are only accepting applications via our recruitment portal for this vacancy.  Should you not receive an acknowledgement email in response to your application, please check your spam folder.  We aim to be in touch within 4 weeks of your application date.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 26/04/2024


Competitive + study support


This job is located in Saxmundham, Suffolk

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