Principally preparing accounts for Smaller Limited Companies, Sole Traders and Partnerships.
Use of various accountancy packages including cloud based software.
Basic tax and VAT work for both individuals and companies.
Work will evolve to engagement with Corporate Businesses, using the experience and knowledge gained in year one, and applying the same principles to larger ‘jobs’.
Preparation of Management Accounts
Experiencing working in a Audit environment.
Smith Craven’s Commitment to Graduate Trainees
Supportive mentoring from an experienced member of staff, to enable the successful candidate to fully understand Accounting processes and what is involved in the preparation of accounts/financial statements.
The opportunity to shadow the firms Audit Team and attend client premises during an official Audit inspection
Support with study, as the post holder trains to become a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
A competitive salary
The opportunity to work within a customer focused, dedicated and aspirational team
Skills & Experience
A degree in Accountancy (preferably), or in a related subject; Maths, Economics, Business.
A strong desire to study further to become a qualified Accountant
Evidence of team working, along with the ability to use own initiative.
Ability to work methodically in a logical manner
Possess good attention to detail
Ability to priorities workloads and work to deadlines set
Good communication skills with the ability to build successful relationships with clients
A high level of analytical and numerical problem solving skills
Competent in the use of Excel and basic IT software packages