We are currently looking for an ambitious Trainee Accountant (Level 3 AAT Qualified) to join a fantastic, busy and growing accountancy firm based in Northampton. This is a permanent position, offering up to £26K as well as potential study package options. Working hours are 37.5 hours per week (core hours are 8.15am - 4.15pm Monday-Friday).


Are you AAT Level 3 qualified and looking for a fantastic development opportunity within accounts. You will be given the opportunity to significantly develop your skills and take on additional responsibilities whilst working alongside a high performing accounts division to support you with your studies.


If you're looking for an exciting position to further your career in accountancy and want to be part of a small and friendly team then this might be the role for you!


The role:

  • Provide an efficient accountancy service to a portfolio of clients (sole traders, small partnerships and small/micro-sized limited companies)
  • Accurately prepare management accounts
  • Liaise with clients and HMRC
  • Review of confirmation statements and other statutory documentation
  • Accurately complete personal and partnership tax returns



  • A minimum of 6-12 months experience working in an accountancy practice
  • AAT Level 3 qualified 
  • Good knowledge of accountancy systems (e.g. Sage, Xero, QuickBooks and Iris)
  • Previous experience preparing year-end statutory accounts
  • Able to develop strong relationships with clients
  • Works well under pressure in a fast paced, busy environment
  • Uses own initiative and has a proactive approach
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Enthusiastic with the desire to learn and develop


The Package:

  • Working 37.5 hours per week, slightly flexible on start and finish times
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Salary £22-26K dependant on experience
  • Study support options
  • Healthsure
  • Free parking


If you would like the opportunity to work for a fantastic company and are looking for a role which offers development and growth, please apply today!


Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge every application. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within seven days of your application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. However, if we think that your skills and qualifications may be suitable for other similar positions we may hold your details on file and contact you in the future.

Please quote reference AP11886 on the message tab on the application form.

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