LB Group

Trainee Accountant

LB Group
Colchester, Essex (GB)
Up to £25000 plus benefits
05 Feb 2024
05 Mar 2024
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Contract type
Full time

LB Group is a top 75 accountancy firm with offices in Stratford, Chelmsford, Colchester and Ipswich. Our services include Accounting, Tax, Audit, Business Services and Corporate Finance. We are proud to have been voted among the top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers Award 2023.

We are now accepting applications for our ACCA 2024 trainee programmes (full time positions) which commence in late summer 2024. By joining us as a Trainee Accountant you will be able to study for your professional qualifications whilst working as part of a team for clients as Groups, Companies, LLPs and sole traders as well as gaining auditing experience.

We are searching for ACCA applicants and would expect you to have (or are predicted to gain) a minimum 2:1 degree, a 2:2 in exceptional circumstances will be considered. 3 A-Level passes at grade A-C (minimum 96 UCAS points) and 8 GCSEs at 4 or above including Maths and English, or equivalent.


We will fully support your tuition fees and institute fees, to study towards the appropriate professional qualification, provide time off for study days, and you will receive support from your dedicated line manager.

You will receive a competitive starting salary, training contract, 20 days annual leave, increasing to 23 days once qualified.

To be successful you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills Self-motivated, hardworking, flexible and reliable
  • Proactive attitude and professional approach to work
  • A firm commitment to providing top quality client service 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Active listening skills, asking questions when necessary
  • A willingness to learn and a personal drive to complete professional development
  • Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail Highly numerate
  • Results driven with a desire to exceed expectations
  • Ability to thrive in a busy fast paced environment

Desirable experience:

  • Wider experiences demonstrating other skills such as leadership or team-working Work experience in a commercial environment

In addition, we offer.

Annual leave purchase scheme, Health and Wellbeing initiatives including health cash plan, retail discounts, EAP, 24/7 GP access and free fresh fruit, Instant Recognition Awards, Employee Referral Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme Career coaching Full exposure to a diverse client base Contributory Pension, Death in Service, Flexible/Agile Working, Social and Team building events.  

To apply please follow the link below, and upload your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you want to work for us and how you meet our criteria and which is your preferred training pathway. Please ensure you enclose full details of academic qualifications (including predicted results where applicable) and your preference of office location.

You are encouraged to apply early, as telephone interviews will be scheduled without delay.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.


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