Birchtree Sullivan

Trainee Accountant

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£18K to £20K per annum.
Posted
17 Nov 2023
Closes
17 Dec 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified, Newly qualified

We are one of the region’s growing specialist teams advising business owners in a number of sectors. We work with some of London’s rapidly growing charities, property management industries and represent a significant number of businesses and individuals in the engineering, IT and medical services industries. Our employees are busy progressing in their career and that’s exactly how we support everyone who works for us through extensive training, support and a tailored benefits package.

If you are Part Qualified (ACCA)/ Affiliate (ACCA) then we want to hear from you. With ongoing training, we will provide you with the tools to develop your skills to become a fully qualified Accountant.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assisting/Preparing statutory accounts for limited companies under UK GAAP, FRS 102/105.
  2. Preparing VAT returns and bookkeeping using QuickBooks, Xero, FreeAgent, and Excel.
  3. Draft letters and emails for clients, ensuring clear and concise communication.
  4. Prepare corporation tax returns and personal tax returns for clients.
  5. Assist in the preparation of partnership accounts, including LLP (Limited Liability Partnership).
  6. Assist in the preparation of charity accounts (as per SORP requirement).
  7. Assist in tax planning to maximise clients' financial benefits.
  8. Prepare sole trader accounts and their respective tax returns.
  9. Maintain accurate ledger records and schedules for all accounts.
  10. You must pay attention to detail and have the ability to recognise anomalies. 

Requirements:

  1. Must be Part Qualified/ ACCA Affiliate.
  2. We prefer that you have at least three months of experience in a UK-based accountancy practice, but it is not essential. Full training will be provided.
  3. Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal, to effectively interact with clients and team members.
  4. Strong knowledge of FRS 102, FRS 105, and UK GAAP.
  5. We prefer that you have accounting software experience such as VT, Xero, and QuickBooks, but it is not essential.
  6. You must demonstrate professional behaviour by maintaining confidentiality and adhering to the ACCA code of ethics and conduct at all times.

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