Trainee Accountant

Robert Half
Usk, Monmouthshire
£20,000 per annum
22 Feb 2019
22 Feb 2019
The ideal candidate will be a part-qualified Accountant currently studying or looking to study towards a recognised qualification.

This role could also be a job-share/part-time if the successful candidate so wishes.


You will be expected to assist the Senior Management Accountant and Finance Manager in ensuring the smooth delivery of the finance service.

  • To assist the Senior Management Accountant in the production of accurate and reliable financial data for budgeting.
  • To assist in the provision of a full range of management accounts.
  • To assist in the development of corporate policies and procedures for budgetary and financial control.
  • To provide assistance in annual revenue budget preparation.
  • Management of budget (forecast) re-profiling and variance analysis.
  • Uploading of revised forecasts to the general ledger; reconciliation of updated ledger and review of consistency of comments provided as part of monthly variance analysis.
  • Assisting in the co-ordination, review and monitoring of year-end adjustment as per the year-end revenue closure process.
  • Assisting in the completion of statutory and other statistical financial returns prepared.

  • A proven record of achievement academically
  • A self-motivated person possessing the ability to organise themselves and other staff under pressure
  • The candidate must be able to show a high level of computer literacy, with experience in the use of Excel, Word and complex computer-based financial ledger systems.
  • Hold a valid UK Licence and have access to a car.
  • Hold a related business/finance degree or studying/qualified AAT.


The company provide professional services to several organisations across the region and are committed to providing a positive, employee focused work environment where you may develop your career long term and continue your professional development.

Salary & Benefits
  • A competitive annual salary of £20,000 - 23,000.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Study support for professional finance qualification.
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holiday days.
  • Agile working environment - work from home on a regular basis.

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