Trainee Accountant

Recruiter
Premier IT
Location
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Salary
19000 - 20000
Posted
08 Dec 2018
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Trainee Accountant – Edinburgh (Permanent)

A great opportunity has arisen for the position for a Trainee Accountant for a well-established professional services company. This company are one of the UK’s largest specialist providers of fixed fee, limited company accountancy services to contractors and freelancers. Reporting into the Senior Accountant you’ll be responsible for assisting in the management of a portfolio of clients. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career and add real value to an exciting organisation.

     Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The completion of year-end accounts, CT600, and Corporation Tax computations
  • General administration duties
  • Meet statutory deadlines for VAT, Payroll, Statutory Accounts, Company and Personal
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Taking on and managing new clients
  • Growing the business through referrals
  • Offer bespoke accountancy, taxation and tax planning advice
  • Advise clients in relation to IR35 and the associated implications of this legislation
  • Respond to client enquiries in line with the company policy
  • Manage the client relationship whilst building a strong rapport and developing client loyalty
  • Working as a team to continuously deliver the agreed level of service

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience within an accountancy practice
  • Previously been responsible for managing a portfolio of clients
  • Part-qualified/ Qualified accountant (ACCA/ AAT) or equivalent commercial experience
  • Very good communications skills and has the ability to build excellent relationships

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