Trainee Accountant job in Thame Oxfordshire

Trainee Accountant | Downtown Recruitment

Trainee Accountant

My client based in Thame is seeking a Trainee Accountant who is AAT part qualified or AAT qualified, or newly qualified ACAs.

The type of work the Trainee Accountant would be involved with includes:

  • Statutory accounts preparation (using the accounting software IRIS) across a range of clients from different sectors and industries;
  • Business and personal tax returns;
  • Audits and independent examinations of clients ranging from the size of turnover of 25k to 50 million pounds;
  • Communication and liaising with clients (written and spoken and face-to-face in client meetings).

The successful Trainee Accountant will have:

  • Good clear communication skills with clients and colleagues;
  • Good time management;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • A fantastic team player;
  • Presentable to clients;
  • A desire to learn. 

The ideal Trainee Accountant candidate will have some accounting background or experience, whether it be part way through AAT, or about to complete AAT; Ideally 3 ‘B’ grades at A Level and at least level ‘C’ in maths and English at GCSE level.

Trainee Accountant - Working hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm.  20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays. 

Salary negotiable dependent on skills and experience.


  • Location: Thame, Oxfordshire
  • Job Title: Trainee Accountant
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