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ACA Trainee Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

The ACA Trainee Accountant is responsible for preparing annual accounts and delivering business support services whilst undertaking studies to achieve an ACA qualification.

We are pleased to announce the applications for our ACA Graduate Opportunities are now open for our Summer 2021 intake. 

The key responsibilities of the ACA Trainee Accountant are to:

  • prepare annual accounts, to part or final completion stage depending on the complexity of the business, including the production of tax computations and opening balance adjustments

  • produce engagement letters and complete other general client maintenance tasks

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

  • effectively manage client enquiries 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 to any issues or concerns that may affect the client relationship; e.g. money laundering, unethical business practice, complaints etc.

  • support the development and training of junior team members

  • proactively manage their own personal study to improve their knowledge and technical abilities

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

The ideal candidate will:

  • either be predicted to achieve or already have achieved a 2:1 degree in any discipline or equivalent

  • be committed to studying for, or have part completed, an ACA qualification
  • possess or be willing 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 a great opportunity for anyone looking to develop a career in accountancy with a competitive structured salary and exam bonus scheme, fully supported training package for achieving an ACA qualification and ongoing personal development and career progression.

Please submit your application before Friday, 1 January 2021.


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