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Trainee Accountant

Pin icon IG9 Buckhurst Hill
Pound Sterling icon £30,000 – £35,000 + Comprehensive Study Package (ACCA, ACA or ACA-CTA)
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 22 Apr 2024
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Are you an ACA or ACCA trainee looking for great experience and early responsibility, complemented by an excellent training package? Join Blitz Gooday as a Semi Senior Trainee Accountant. Read on to learn more about this wonderful opportunity…


Semi Senior Trainee Accountant
Essex IG9 5BY (on Central Line)

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
  • Comprehensive study package (ACCA, ACA or ACA-CTA)

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK


Blitz Gooday is a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Tax Advisers, and Registered Auditors. Our small, busy practice looks after around 200 clients from various industries. We view ourselves as part of our clients’ team, providing day-to-day support as well as traditional services.

We are looking for a Semi-Senior Accountant with 1-2 years’ experience in an accountancy practice to join our dynamic team.


Day to Day:

We are looking for someone who is keen to rapidly grow into a key part of the team, providing a full range of services to their portfolio of clients. This includes bookkeeping, VAT returns, payroll, management accounts, year-end accounts and tax returns, as well as ad-hoc advice.

Skills, Experience and Attributes:

You will need to:

  • Be a highly organised self-starter looking for early responsibility and the great all round experience that a small practice can offer.
  • Hold degree in a relevant subject, be highly numerate, have great time management skills and a keen attention for detail.
  • Be part way along the journey with your accountancy exams with excellent marks so far.
  • Be personable with good people and presentation skills.
  • Have 1-2 years’ experience working in an accountancy practice where you have gained a good working knowledge of Xero, and solid accounts preparation skills.  Knowledge of payroll, VAT returns, construction industry scheme, rental accounts and tax would be an advantage but not essential.


Training and Career Progression Opportunities:

We provide comprehensive training to ensure our staff are equipped with the skills to perform at their best and provide a first class service to our clients.  This includes ACA, ACCA or ACA-CTA study package and technical and software training. 

If you are currently pursuing the ACA qualification and meet the criteria, then there is the option to transfer to the ACA-CTA programme which provides a fast track route to become a Chartered Tax Adviser as well. 


Why choose us?

You’ll get great experience, early responsibility and be a key part of the team. At the same time we’ll support you with a comprehensive study package so you can sail through your exams.


Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary of up to £35,000 depending on experience
  • Smart casual dress
  • Modern office 5 mins from Buckhurst Hill tube station near Waitrose, shops and cafes
  • Good coffee!
  • 24 days holiday (including 4 days over Christmas) plus all 8 bank holidays
  • Health care
  • Pension Scheme with Aviva
  • Excellent training and study package provided


If you want to join a forward-thinking company, with experienced professionals who can provide the support and guidance you need to further your career, apply now and continue your journey towards a successful future in finance.


How to apply for the Semi Senior Trainee Accountant role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this finance position based in Essex, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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