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Trainee Accountant

Barber & Co.
Harrow, London (Greater)
£24,000 per annum + fully study support for ACA
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
Graduate roles
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

As a Trainee Accountant you will provide support to both internal staff and external clients and will work with our team at the Harrow on the Hill Office.

Part of your role will involve assisting in the day-to-day financial activities, these will include but are not limited to data entry, month end VAT Returns and management accounts and year-end financial accounts and tax returns. You will be supported by the organisation through an appropriate study package.


Duties will include:

- Assisting with financial and management accounts preparation for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies

- Assisting with managing client expectations and deadlines

- Assisting with the preparation of personal and business tax returns

- Carrying out bookkeeping activities including journal postings and ledger reconciliations

- Processing client records accurately using Xero, IRIS and other accountancy software.

- Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts

- Assisting with general administrative duties including meeting and greeting clients, filing, answering the telephone and supporting the team to meet deadlines as required.

Person Specification


- A graduate

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Good analytical and problem-solving skills

- Ability to work well in a team

- Professionalism and sensitivity

- Excellent time management skills

- Attention to detail

Benefits include:

- Full study support for ACA

- Office Based. One day per week working from home after a probationary period.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £24,000.00 per year


  • Transport links


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Harrow: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • Bachelor's (required)

Work Location: In person

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