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AAT Trainee Accounts Technician

The AAT Trainee Accounts Technician is responsible for supporting the team to deliver accountancy services whilst undertaking studies to achieve an AAT qualification.

The application process is open now for September 2021 intake.

The key responsibilities of the AAT Trainee Accounts Technician are to:

  • prepare annual accounts, either in part or to final completion stage depending on the complexity of the business

  • complete VAT returns and bank reconciliations

  • assist with audits, both in-house and on site at clients premises

  • deal effectively with clients within their range of expertise, referring to their line manager before any advice is given or escalating to a specialist where necessary

  • respect client confidentiality at all times and maintain positive client relationships

  • promptly report any issues or concerns which may affect the client relationship; e.g. money laundering, unethical business practice, complaints etc.

  • actively take on additional duties and responsibilities in line with ability, as required

The ideal candidate will:

  • have GCSE qualifications in English and Maths at Grade 6-9 or equivalent 

  • be predicted to achieve or already have three A-Levels grade A-C or equivalent

  • possess suitable IT skills to operate in-house programmes and prepare and develop spreadsheets as necessary

  • undertake training to develop a basic knowledge of accounting standards and the accounting provisions of the Companies Act

  • be a great team player with a positive attitude who is committed to delivering a great service


This is the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to make their first step into accountancy with a competitive structured salary and exam bonus scheme, fully supported training package for achieving an AAT qualification and ongoing personal development and career progression.

Discover our team members experience of joining Duncan & Toplis as an AAT Trainee and working her way to becoming a Manager here.

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