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Accounting Trainee - Glasgow

£Excellent (DOE) + Benefits + Study Support - Accountancy
Ref: 4569 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Jul 2019
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Exceptional training opportunity for an experienced Accounts Assistant to progress their career in a forward-facing, independent firm of Chartered Accountants in Glasgow.

Joining a growing team of accountants and tax advisers, you will be responsible for an allocation of client assignments and build on your existing skill-set to offer a high standard of client service at all times.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing annual and management accounts for a varied portfolio of clients including limited companies, partnerships, sole traders and charities
  • Preparing corporate tax computations and returns
  • Providing support to clients on accounting and taxation issues
  • Providing assistant to the audit team
  • Bookkeeping duties and preparing related VAT returns
  • Supporting other members of the team, providing support where required
  • Identifying issues and escalating as appropriate
  • Regular use of accounting software, ensuring deadlines are met and clients are kept informed of any issues

You must have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience gained within Accountancy practice. Excellent interpersonal skills are imperative as you will be encouraged to build and manage strong client relationships. You will work well within a team environment and demonstrate a willingness to develop your technical abilities. Experience of IRIS, Sage and Xero would be advantageous.

£Excellent Salary + Benefits + comprehensive study support package on offer. This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious individual who is keen to strengthen their accounting skillset within a supportive and progressive firm. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0141) 530 4333 or