Trainee Accountant

Are you a School or College leaver looking for a career in Accountancy?

We are a small, friendly Accountancy practice based at Bobbing in Sittingbourne and we are looking for a Trainee Accountant to assist our expanding team.

As an apprentice you will undertake various tasks on a range of clients from sole traders to limited companies. You will get to learn book-keeping using Xero, preparing management and year end accounts, as well as personal tax returns.

No experience is necessary as full training will be provided. As part of our apprenticeship you will initially be studying towards the AAT qualification on a day release study leave basis, with a view to progressing onto other accountancy qualifications upon completion. The AAT will give you an accounting qualification covering finance administration, double entry bookkeeping and basic costing principles using accounting software.

As well as offering you an excellent training package outlined above, we will offer you opportunities to develop your potential and support you in your career progression, offering training and mentoring to help you fulfil your ideal job role. The initial salary will be in line with apprenticeship salaries. We are looking for someone who is keen to learn and looking for a long term career!

The type of individual we are looking for must:

  • be a good team player
  • be motivated and keen to learn
  • have a can-do, willing attitude
  • have excellent attention to detail
  • numerate with good communication skills
  • have a minimum level 6 in GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English

Visit our website for further details about the services we offer, our clients and our Team.

For further information or to apply for this role, please contact jenny@fosters-accountants.co.uk with a copy of your current CV and a covering letter detailing your expected grades. The closing date for this position is 25th June 2021.