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Trainee Accountant

LB Group
London (Greater)
Closing date
4 Dec 2022
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Are you considering a career in accountancy? Are you looking for a full-time position which offers you a rewarding and challenging opportunity that will launch your career? We are looking to recruit self-motivated trainees with a desire to study towards an AAT or ACA/ACCA qualification into our London Office.

By joining us as a Trainee Accountant you will be able to study for your professional qualifications whilst working as part of a team which will prepare accounts for Groups, Companies, LLPs and sole traders as well as gaining auditing experience.

We are looking for AAT trainee applicants who have (or are predicated to gain) a minimum of 3 A levels at grade C or above or an equivalent business-related vocational qualification. You are expected to also have 8 GCSEs at 4 or above (A-C old classification) including Maths and English, or equivalent.

We are also looking for ACA or ACCA applicants and would expect you to have (or are predicted to gain) a minimum 2:1 degree, a 2:2 in exceptional circumstances will be considered. 3 A-Level passes at grade A-C (minimum 96 UCAS points) and 8 GCSEs at 4 or above (A-C old classification) including Maths and English, or equivalent.

We will pay for all your tuition fees and institute fees, to study towards the appropriate professional qualification, provide time off for study days, and you will receive support from your dedicated line manager.

We offer a competitive salary, training contract, 20 days holiday, increasing to 23 days once qualified.

Key skills and attributes required:
• Excellent communication skills
• Self-motivated, hardworking, flexible and reliable
• Proactive attitude and professional approach to work
• A firm commitment to providing top quality client service
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Active listening skills, asking questions when necessary
• A willingness to learn and a personal drive to complete professional development
• Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail
• Highly numerate
• Results driven with a desire to exceed expectations
• Ability to thrive in a busy fast paced environment

Desirable experience:
• Wider experiences demonstrating other skills such as leadership or team-working
• Work experience in a commercial environment

To apply please follow the link below, and upload your CV with a covering letter, explaining why you want to work for us and how you meet our criteria. Please ensure you enclose full details of academic qualifications.

Apply here:

You are encouraged to apply early, as telephone interviews will be scheduled without delay with a view to recruit immediately.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship.


LB Group is a fast growing firm of Chartered Accountants with offices in London, Colchester, Chelmsford, and Ipswich built upon a reputation for providing outstanding client service. Our corporate client base comprises a wide variety of large and small businesses across numerous industry sectors complemented by a sizeable and diverse private client portfolio. Students train in our audit and accounts department with opportunities for secondments to our corporate tax, personal tax, insolvency and company secretarial departments. Training contracts are for three years during which students undergo a structured programme of study leading up to qualification with opportunities for further advancement post qualification. All students are individually supervised throughout their training with exposure to wide ranging practical experience and opportunities for early responsibility and client facing roles.

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