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ATT Trainee - North London at a Chartered Accountancy Firm

London   •   £15,000 - £22,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • ATT, Tax, North London
  • Accountancy Practice, Minimum 280 UCAS points

About Our Client

Our client is well established and renowned practice based in North London who is investing in growth. This is a very exciting time to join the firm with growth rates of 15% between 2014 and 2015.

This opportunity will provides a great opportunity for client exposure and will allow you to work with a wide variety of sectors such as catering, financial services, inward investments, media, entertainment, and retail. These sectors also offer a range of turnovers from £1M and in excess of £5M.

This firm recognises that it is only as good as its people. This firm looks after its staff, which is shown in the way they retain their staff with over 40% of their employees having been with them for 10 years or more. They are also a practice that encourages organic growth; since 2010 3 of their last 6 partners joined the firm as juniors.

Our client also offers extensive training and development opportunities, as well as private medical cover and season ticket loans. They actively encourage our team members to find a good work-life balance and are happy to help you with cycle to work sponsorship, gym memberships and childcare vouchers.

This client is very sociable and their events team schedules monthly team-building activities for all employees, as well as participating in charity events and social events allowing you to get to know your colleagues outside of the working environment.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be required to carry out the following;

  • Shadowing the tax team
  • Studying towards ATT exams
  • Working towards practical application of ATT
  • Bookkeeping duties, including purchase ledger, sales ledger, credit control
  • Understanding VAT requirements, concepts and calculations
  • Ensure year end files are complete with back up schedules
  • Assist in preparation and filing of VAT returns
  • Full understanding of requirements and assist in preparing CIS returns
  • Develop working relationships with clients
  • Become familiar with all relevant software used by the Firm, including Singleview, Practice Engine and Sage.

The Successful Applicant

The successful individual will have the following skills:

  • At least 280 UCAS points (or equivalent)
  • GCSE grades A to C, including at least grade B or above in Maths and English Language (or equivalent
  • Up to date knowledge of accounting standards.
  • Work experience in an accountancy practice
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office and Sage (Xero would be an advantage)
  • Able to meet time constrictions and tight deadlines.
  • Inter-personal and customer service skills are essential.
  • Personable and confident.

What's on Offer

  • The opportunity to work in a renowned Accountancy Practice based in North London
  • Salary range depending on experience from £15,000 - £22,000 per annum
  • Opportunity to follow a career in tax