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Graduate Trainee Chartered Accountant with study support package

Cresswells Accountants UK Limited
Halifax, West Yorkshire (GB)
Closing date
30 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

Job Details

We are currently offering a graduate level studying position based in our busy Accounts/Audit department. Applicants who have studied finance and accounting at degree level are welcomed, however this isn’t essential. We feel that personality and a willingness to learn is just as valuable and applicants across other degree subjects are likewise considered.

Key job responsibilities:

  • Preparation of financial statements for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns
  • Preparation of Self-Assessment Tax Returns
  • Audit work including site visits and stock takes

What are we looking for?

  • We are looking for an individual who is happy to get stuck in, with skills/experience including:
  • Positive attitude towards work and clients
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work with the ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work independently whilst being part of a team
  • Willingness to learn, ask questions and assist others
  • Analytical skills - the ability to think critically, research and solve problems
  • Strong Excel skills, including using spreadsheets for reports and calculations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Team player attitude
  • Great attention to detail

What can we offer you?

Cresswells is an independent chartered accountancy practice based in Halifax and Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire. Established in 1889, we have evolved to become one of the most dynamic and innovative firms of chartered accountants in the north of England.

Our client base covers the UK and includes private individuals, start-ups, sole traders, established and new companies of all sizes, and not-for-profit organisations. Our clients have a diversity of requirements and range from sole traders to business typically of up to £100m turnover, depending on the dynamics of the business. As a result, we can offer a wider exposure to a variety of work experiences than most other firms our size. You will benefit from direct client contact, building professional relationships and the chance make a real difference to their financial affairs.

Some other benefits of working at Cresswells include:

  • Mentor programme
  • Additional training given in the workplace
  • Christmas shutdown in addition to annual leave
  • Additional study leave
  • Team social events
  • A supportive network of colleagues
  • Career progression opportunities

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent.

Salary: Dependant on experience/qualification level

To apply: Email CV to

Closing Date: 30 June 2024


Company info
12 Market St
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
hx7 6ad
United Kingdom

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