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Trainee Accountant & Bookkeeper

BV Recruitment trainee roles
London (Greater) (GB)
To £30000 + Flexible Working + Study + Progression
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
AAT-ACA roles, ICAEW Apprenticeships
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Are you a Trainee Accountant or Semi Senior Bookkeeper with at least 1 – 2 years experience working in a good quality accountancy firm, looking to upgrade to a niche accountancy firm that will train you in bookkeeping, VAT returns and management accounts so that you can become a highly skilled accountant in these 3 areas? Are you looking for a firm which allows flexible working hours and hybrid working - allowing 2 to 3 days a week home working). Are you also looking to work for a practice that specialises in working with high profile individuals and international companies from the property, retail, Film, TV, music, Entertainment and Creative sectors? Are you also looking for a firm that will offer you a good work life balance and a relaxed and informal office atmosphere? Are you looking to work for a friendly and sociable firm, with good training and support and based in an easily accessible location in Zone 1 Central London? Your role will be varied and will include: reporting directly to the Manager, having a very hands on role and liaising directly with all clients, preparing the full range of bookkeeping services for clients (Preparing accounts to Trial Balance, Journal Entries, Bank Reconciliations, reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, Sales and Purchase Ledger processing, making Payments, Banking etc), preparation of VAT returns, management accounts and offering clients advice how to improve their business, recommending and implementing new software packages as well as answering client queries. Full training will be provided for all these areas although experience of at least bookkeeping assignments and VAT returns is required. You will also get the chance to work on other areas of accountancy such as preparing various reports, analysis and business management assignments. You will work in a newly created role that will provide you with many exciting growth opportunities in the future. The firm uses modern cloud based software including Xero and Quickbooks Online. The role is mostly office or WFH based but may require some travel to clients (all London based).

To be considered for this newly created role (March 2024) you must be a Trainee Accountant or Semi Senior Bookkeeper and live within commutable distance to Central London. You must have at least 1 to 2 years general bookkeeping experience (or more) have experience of cloud based software such as Xero.  You must currently be working for a good quality UK based accountancy firm with experience of the above duties, particularly bookkeeping and VAT returns, and experience of management accounts would be desirable but training will be provided. You must now be looking to upgrade to an entrepreneurial and modern boutique accountancy firm which will offer you many learning opportunities and the ability to work in a high profile, varied and rewarding new position.

This growing accountancy firm with 20 staff has a great reputation for being a friendly and supportive place to work and providing their staff with challenging and varied roles. The firm has a real family feel, with a very low staff turnover and staff always have successful long term careers at the firm. You will work in a friendly and growing team, and you can expect to work on an interesting array of companies and High Net Worth Individuals. The firm is growing at a rapid rate due to many new business wins both in the UK and abroad. Overall this is a unique opportunity for a good quality Trainee Accountant or Semi Senior Bookkeeper from a practice background to join a good quality, niche and modern accountancy firm and carry out a high profile role with flexible working, training and study support for the ACA on offer.


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