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Trainee Accountant

Crowe UK
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join this leading national accounting practice as a Trainee Accountant. You will gain hands on accounting experience, whist studying the AAT Level 3.

Crowe UK - Employer

Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP is a national audit, tax and advisory firm. Crowe Clark Whitehill are the UK member of Crowe Horwath International, the eighth largest global professional services network with 200 independent member firms operating from offices around the world. The firm are trusted by thousands of clients for their head for figures, specialist advice, and readiness to give their clients added value.

Crowe UK


14 - 16 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 249.75
Crowe UK

Detailed Job Description

Crowe Clark Whitehill’s school leaver programme is your opportunity to gain professional qualifications and a salaried job without the expense of higher education. The firms trainees will receive comprehensive training and client exposure right from the start, combining the best technical tuition, personal and professional development. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients across a range of sectors and industries, as well as getting involved in a variety of assignments.

The role will involve all aspects of accounts, including:

  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Preparation of monthly / quarterly commercially focused management accounts
  • Tax computations for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • VAT and Intrastat returns
  • Company secretarial matters and Bookkeeping

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

BBC (or equivalent UCAS points) from three A Levels (or equivalent)

GCSE grades B or above including Maths and English Language

Skills required

  • High level of numeracy
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to deal with complex, challenging and sensitive work
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good attention to detail and able to solve problems
  • Able to use initiative and prioritise own workload
  • Able to work flexibly as part of a team, asking for and giving support as needed
  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to work well under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy
  • Able to deal professionally with clients over the telephone, in person and via email

Personal Qualities

  • Pro-active and able work on own initiative
  • Able to follow instructions and work to deadlines
  • Self-motivated and works with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates commitment and the desire to achieve and succeed
  • Able to understand the importance of confidentiality within the workplace

Future prospects

Crowe Clark Whitehill provide in-house training to complement your examination study. These courses continue throughout your professional career to build your technical and personal skills. You will have consistent support and mentoring from the firm and your counselling manager. Crowe Clark Whitehill’s client group is hugely diverse, which means that you will be able to work on different types of assignments, helping you to decide where you want to take your career.

Additional Information

Training provided

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3

The Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. You’ll learn and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

Top five skills you will gain:

  • The importance of professional ethics in the working environment
  • Use of spreadsheets to manage information in the accounting environment
  • Analysing variances
  • Reconciling ledgers
  • Making provisions for doubtful and irrecoverable debts


Kaplan Financial - Learning Provider

If you are keen to get started in a career in finance or accountancy, we can assure you that Kaplan’s Apprenticeship and Traineeship programmes will be a great choice.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0203 122 0146 or email: (Ref ID:78368)
Kaplan Financial


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