Audit & Accounts Trainee


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July 10, 2023
Job Type
£21000 - £26000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Ryan Welch
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Kenton Black is working with a well-established top 100 accountancy firm based in Blackburn is offering an exciting opportunity for an Audit and Accounts Trainee to join their team.

If you have a passion for numbers, a desire to learn, and a strong work ethic, then this role may be the perfect fit for you!

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for the position of Audit and Accounts Trainee is from £21,000 up to £26,000 per annum.

The final salary offer will be based on the candidate's qualifications, skills, and relevant experience.

- 31 days’ holiday per year
- On site free parking
- Hybrid working
- Enhanced pension
- Death in service of 4 x salary
- Income protection scheme
- Flexible benefits such as private medical insurance, extra holidays etc
- Flexible working
- Full technical and soft skills training and support

Key Responsibilities:

- Assisting in the planning and execution of audit engagements for a range of clients.
- Conducting tests of controls and substantive procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance.
- Assisting with the preparation of financial statements, management accounts, and tax returns.
- Gaining exposure to various accounting areas, including bookkeeping and VAT returns.
- Learning to use accounting software effectively to support client engagements.
- Working closely with senior team members to develop your knowledge and skills.
- Embracing opportunities for professional development and continuing education.


- Studying ACCA or ACA (or equivalent) qualification.
- Strong numerical and analytical skills, with attention to detail.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other basic office software.
- Ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
- A proactive and self-motivated approach to learning and problem-solving.
- Prior experience or exposure to accounting or finance is desirable but not essential.

How to Apply:

If you are eager to launch your career in accountancy and believe you have the qualities we are looking for, please submit your CV.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, so early application is encouraged.

Kick-start your accountancy career with us and gain valuable experience and training in a supportive environment!

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Dundee, Leeds, Liverpool, Leyland, Manchester and Worcester, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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