Job Vacancy

Trainee Accountant

Location: Rowfant

Key Objectives

Development within the role will entail learning tasks within the whole Finance Team:

  • To perform tasks within Accounts Payable as directed.
  • Complete tasks within Accounts Receivable.
  • Fulfil allocated tasks within Management Accounting.
  • For example - budgeting, forecasting and shareholder reporting.
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required.
  • To gain AAT qualification.

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

  • To ensure that all operations carried out within our area of responsibility are undertaken with full regard for the safety of visitors, other members of staff and yourself.
  • Ensure all activities are undertaken with due regard for the environment, to prevent pollution, comply with legal and corporate requirements and minimise environmental impact.
  • To carry out other appropriate duties as assigned by the line managers.


Person Specification


  • GCSE Maths and English – grade C and above
  • Willing to study towards AAT


Technical skills and experience

  • IT Literate


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