PQ Trainee

Competitive, DOE + Study Support
16 May 2024
13 Jun 2024
Edward Hampson
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Company overview:We're an established and dynamic practice that is undergoing an exciting period of growth and are looking for a Part Qualified Trainee Accountant / QBE Accountant with bookkeeping, VAT returns and accounts preparation experience to join our Bicester team.
Opportunity highlights:This is an excellent time to join a vibrant, expanding practice and play a key part in our ongoing growth plans. As a team member, you will have the opportunity to gain more responsibility and support the Senior Management Team with the continued development of the practice.
Role responsibilities:

  • Prioritising own workload
  • Preparing VAT returns and management accounts
  • Communicating with, and assisting clients with queries
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts and Corporation Tax returns
  • Preparation of self-assessment tax returns

Desired qualifications and experience:We are looking for an experienced candidate, who takes pride in their work and in being part of a positive and productive team. The successful candidate will be willing to go above and beyond the expectations of clients, to help develop profitable, long-lasting relationships require someone who:

  • Is Part Qualified / QBE
  • Has at least 2 years of experience working within general practice
  • Is enthusiastic, with a can-do attitude and positive mindset
  • Possesses excellent attention to detail
  • Is able to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Has strong organisational skills and the ability to balance workloads to manage the needs of various clients
  • Has experience of sole trade, partnership and limited company bookkeeping,
    VAT return and accounts preparation
  • Has experience with a range of accounting softwares; knowledge of Xero, Sage and
    Quickbooks is desirable. Training on CCH will be given

What we provide:The opportunity to join a strong, dynamic, professional business based at the Bicester Office.
A company that takes pride in putting its staff first and in turn providing client excellence.
In addition to this, you will receive:

  • A competitive salary (this is dependent upon experience; please state your requirement on your application)
  • A flexible working environment including flexitime and hybrid working
  • A dedicated Buddy to support and encourage you
  • Support for future study if required
  • Six-monthly salary reviews (if training) based on work progression and exam success
  • 25 days annual holiday (20 if training) in addition to 8 bank holidays
  • Salary Sacrifice pension scheme
  • Ability to join the PMI scheme after 3 months
  • Death in Service scheme after 3 months
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Excellent working conditions with free tea and coffee / car parking
  • Team social events
  • Internal career progression (some of our current directors joined us as trainees)

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