Accounts Trainee (Start July 2021)

Accounts Trainee – Start July 2021

REPORTING LINE:    Reporting to the Accounts Manager.

Who Are We?

Haslers are a leading firm of Chartered Accountants, Business Advisers, Tax, VAT, HR, Corporate Finance and Restructuring & Insolvency specialists based in Loughton, supporting clients in various industry sectors throughout Essex and London to help their businesses grow.

As a complete financial service centre comprising 13 Partners, we have a real desire to be #intentionally different in the way we work with our clients covering the full spectrum of their business lifecycle. As such our clients grow with us – for almost 70 years we have been committed to providing high quality, bespoke services to help businesses prosper.

Job Summary

This is an entry level position ideally suited to recent students completing A’Levels in 2021. The Accounts Trainee will be responsible for assisting with accounts preparation work within the BSG team. Responsibilities will increase in line with experience and progression with AAT exams.

Core Responsibilities

=        Assist in preparing accounts for clients – sole traders, Limited Companies and Groups of Companies

=        Carry out specific elements of accounts assignments either in the office or at client’s premises using Haslers’ IT systems and ensuring processes adhered to.

=        Prepare VAT Returns for clients, under the supervision of more senior staff.

=        Check-in and return client books and documents.

=        Liaise with client queries

=        Scan client records and documents

=        Keep own Time sheets and recording onto CCH

=        Liaise with clients in person, by phone or by e-mail as required ensuring Firm’s standards adhered to

=        Assist in other departments (Tax, Insolvency, Admin) where required

=        Any other tasks to ensure the smooth running of the department

Who We are Looking For?

=      A’ level qualified student grade A & B, (we would ask for your mock exam grades and predicted grades to be confirmed if you do not yet have your confirmed qualifications). Ideally one of your A’levels should include a finance related subject.  Additionally, GSCE grades 9-5 in Maths and Science.

=      Previous work experience in a customer facing role is an advantage, as is the ability to display maturity and work as part of a team.

=      Excellent communication skills – oral and written English are essential

=      Organised approach to work and strong attention to detail.

=        Highly numerate

=        Confidence to build internal and external relationships

=        Strong IT skills including Word and Excel are essential.   Experience of accountancy software an advantage.

=        A willingness to study for the AAT examinations is essential.  Whilst the Company give study leave, candidates must be willing to devote a considerable amount of time to studying in the evenings and at weekends.

What We can Offer You?

=        Excellent career opportunities in a well-respected growing Accountancy Firm

=        The Trainee will be on the Higher Apprentice Scheme.

=        Structured on the job and sponsored training programmes for professional exams

=        Flexible working & a strong ethos to support staff wellbeing and work/life balance

=        Prospects for promotion available for outstanding candidates once exam qualified

=        Opportunity to get involved in Firm wide social, charitable and environmental initiatives

=        Competitive salary and benefits including pension and bonus

To Apply

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Accounts Trainee (Start July 2021)

So if you want to find out more about what makes us intentionally different us then please contact Haslers today.