Trainee Accountant

Isle of Man
Our client is looking for a Trainee Accountant to join their team.
The Role: To take ownership of the preparation of financial reporting requirements for business units within the wider Group according to company policies and service level agreements on a periodic basis.  
Key Skills:  
Accounting Skills
  • Deliverables produced to a high degree of accuracy on a timely basis
  • Management information packs are prepared in accordance with the service level agreements and internal reporting timetable.
  • Financial information produced reflects the results of the entity, with variances investigated and reported.
  • Manual adjustments are recorded accurately and on a timely basis.
Communication Skills
  • Excellent collaboration with team members
  • Queries from other teams/internal and external stakeholders resolved in a professional and timely manner.
  • Work together with the finance team to improve communications with the wider business to aid understanding of the impact of events or transactions.
Analytical Skills
  • Variances and reconciling items are investigated, understood, resolved and reported.
  • Interpret quantitative and qualitative information to achieve objectives and produce effective solutions to problems
Ability to maintain a robust control environment
  • Comply with controls to maintain the quality and integrity of financial information.
  • Challenge and improve controls, policies and procedures within the finance team
Key Experience:  
  • School leaver / graduate with 5 GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above, including English and Maths. Minimum of 120 UCAS points at A Level.
  • Commitment to obtain qualifications (ACA, CAT, ACCA)
  • Able to demonstrate high level of accuracy, strong numerical skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of working to deadlines and under pressure
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills - intermediate MS Excel
  • Minimum 1-year experience in an accounting function
  • Good accounting skills and familiar with use of SAP
  • Working towards a relevant qualification (CAT, ACCA, ACA)
Angela Westmorland
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