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Date Added: Sun 11/02/2024

Training Accountant

Cambridge, CB2, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £25000 - £40000/annum

This is an exciting opportunity for a Part Qualified Accountant to develop a long-term career with a growing financial and professional services business who provide services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities, and businesses.
In the role you will gain experience and training in a wide variety of accounting disciplines, including audit and taxation
Key Activities:
* Timely and efficient completion of tasks assigned, in line with firm operating procedures and processes, increasing to whole accounts/audit/tax/other projects with increasing independence as experience allows
* Qualification as either ACCA or ACA.
* Devoting sufficient time to professional studies in order to meet all study objectives set by tutors or the Line Manager and to achieve the best possible exam results.
* Attending technical courses, undertaking technical reading to ensure own technical competence, awareness of internal procedures and communications.
* Agreement of budget with manager as job commences, regular monitoring of progress against budget and feedback to supervisors.
* Regular, proactive communication with managers, Principals and other colleagues to update on progress with assigned work.
* Facilitating team work and spirit within the team
* Responsibility and initiative would be expected to increase over time, as far as experience allows.
* A degree of autonomy would be expected by the end of the training contract
* As a Semi senior hire you should have between 1 and 2.5 years relevant practice based experience
* Where optional papers are permitted under a qualification, it is expected that all trainees will undertake the practice focussed options
Skills, knowledge and competencies:
* Analytical and logical skills, particularly an ability to absorb high level concepts and apply them to different contexts/situations
* Technically up to date with awareness of relevant regulatory frameworks appropriate to level of experience/qualification
* An excellent attention to detail
* Professional and ethical skills, displaying integrity
* Good communication skills with a flexible, adaptable and committed attitude
* Studying for an accountancy qualification (ACA, CA, ACCA).
* Demonstrable audit and accounts experience gained within a professional services firm.
* Ability to motivate staff to ensure best performance.
* Strong communication skills in order to liaise with clients, directors, staff and other professionals
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