Accounting Trainee

  • £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
  • Guildford, Surrey
  • Gerrard White Consulting

Job Title - Account Trainee

Salary - £21,000 - £23,000

Location - Guildford

Overall job purpose

The Trainee will assist the Semi-Seniors and Seniors in providing outsourced accounting solutions to a small number of high value clients (possibly only one if the client is large enough).


* To ensure that daily tasks are performed accurately and by the required deadlines set by the Semi-Seniors and Seniors. This may include purchase ledger, sales ledger and bank reconciliations together with assisting the Semi-Seniors and Seniors with the production of management accounts and other reports.

* To communicate any problems in complying with the initial instructions immediately to the Semi-Seniors and Seniors.

* To assist the Semi-Seniors and Seniors, as required, to provide adequate briefing, supervision, and "on the job" training for less experienced Trainees and/or client staff to enable them to perform their duties to a high standard and in a timely manner. To review the work completed by less experienced Trainees and/or client staff for adequacy and completeness, and ensure that proper feedback is given to them.

* To actively seek feedback on work once it has been reviewed


* School leaver or graduate looking to study for the AAT qualification.

* Skills required

* Ability to work closely with a range of client personnel and ability to empathise with/operate in/alongside different corporate, professional and other cultures

* Strong accounting and IT skills

* Teamwork

* Problem solving

* Flexibility and adaptability

* Good communication skills

* Commercial awareness both in recognising opportunities to introduce other BT specialists and an enthusiasm for learning about different industries & sectors

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  • Reference: JS8035