Trainee Accountant

Kelsall Steele Ltd
Truro, Cornwall
17 Aug 2017
14 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for the next career step?

We are a leading chartered accountancy practice based in Truro, Cornwall, seeking a dynamic and forward thinking individual to join our long and well established firm. We will train you as an accountant, and in turn, you will support the continued growth and expansion of the firm. The successful candidate will join a highly motivated team, to work with our client portfolio of limited companies, partnerships and sole traders.

The training we provide, alongside the academic training given with the AAT qualification, will see you become a competent accounts’ senior, employed on a permanent full time basis within the firm. You will gain the ability to prepare accounts for our varied portfolio of clients, as well as prepare and complete personal and corporation tax returns. You will gain experience in communicating both externally to clients and internally to team members. You will become skilled in working to deadlines and resolving client queries accurately and efficiently.

The ideal person will, at minimum, have:

  • 5 GCSE’s graded C or above
  • A level’s or equivalent qualification
  • Good numerical skills
  • The dedication and willingness to learn
  • The ability to work as part of a team, as well as under own initiative
  • Good problem solving and communication skills
  • Diverse IT Skills

As well as the above, further qualities which would be an advantage, are:

  • Studying towards AAT levels
  • Car owner / driver
  • Client facing skills

As a firm, we offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Group life assurance
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Eye test voucher scheme
  • Further training opportunities

The successful candidate will be employed on a full time, permanent basis, and provided with training support through to the completion of level 4 AAT.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to

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