Trainee Management Accountant

Exeter, Devon
£20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
22 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
Jack Watters
Contract type
Part time

Trainee Management Accountant position for South West division of market leading construction business

Client Details

My client are a nationally renowned housebuilder operating from a regional office in Exeter. They are FTSE 250 listed and employ well over 5000 people.

For this position we are seeking a bright, high-potential trainee management accountant with experience in an accountancy practice, who has strong accounts preparation and review experience.


  • Performing month end reconciliations and providing accounts analysis
  • Assisting with the internal and external audits
  • Bank reconciliations on a weekly basis
  • Reconciliation of inter-company balances on a monthly basis
  • Preparation of monthly VAT returns with assistance
  • Preparation and input of journals, prepayments and accruals
  • Compliance with GDPR/AML and safeguarding company assets
  • Assisting in weekly and monthly reporting to Group
  • Any other finance duties as directed & required


**Currently the client is only considering candidates from an accountancy practice background**

Ideally you will meet the following criteria:

  • AAT qualified/nearly-qualified
  • Keen to pursue further CIMA studies
  • Good Excel skills
  • Have strong inter-personal skills to enable effective communication at all levels
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Forward thinking with regards to ideas and efficiencies that can be made
  • Eagerness to learn and with a can-do attitude
  • Able to produce information accurately and to the stipulated deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Business aware
  • Attention to detail

Job Offer

This role will pay a basic salary of £20-25,000