AAT Trainee

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Job title AAT Trainee

We have a number of exciting vacancies for school leavers, interested in pursuing a career in accountancy.  If you have recently passed your A Levels, or are due to take your A Levels this year, you may be interested in our training opportunities.  This combines the benefit of paid employment, with support towards training in the AAT qualification.



Hours Full Time
Start Date As soon as possible
Contract type Permanent
Reporting to Manager
Department Business Services
  • Preparing financial information, reports and returns for a wide range of clients, both businesses and individuals

  • Using computer software to record financial transactions, including Excel, Word, Sage accounting software and other financial packages (training will be provided)

  • Providing bookkeeping services, including the recording of income and expenditure, matching transactions to bank statements, summarising expenditure types

  • Working as part of a team to ensure the delivery of excellent service to clients

Knowledge, skills and attributes
  • You will need to have (or be predicted) three A Levels (A-C) or equivalent (not including general studies), with GCSE’s (A-C) including Maths and English.  (Please note that ‘A’ level Maths is not mandatory)

  • Applicants must be comfortable working with figures, accurate and understand the significance of calculations

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Computer literate, with an aptitude towards spreadsheets and word processing

  • Some work experience in business or an accountancy practice is desirable, but an aptitude to the work is more important

  • Personable, enquiring and willing to ask questions when unsure

  • On the job training, plus support for completion of AAT, via day release at one of our approved training providers.  Opportunities to later progress and gain further qualifications are available for the right candidates.

Leading Edge Alliance Awards 2013
Taxation Awards 2014
The British Accountancy Awards 2014
South West Insider Annual Dealmaker Awards 2015
South West Insider Annual Dealmaker Awards 2016
Payroll World Awards 2016
ICAEW Chartered Accountants