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Forrester Boyd is one of the largest independent chartered accountancy practices in Lincolnshire and the Humber region. Our focus on people, both clients and employees, is at the heart of our success.

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Trainee Accountant

Location: Grimsby

Hours: Full time

We have an excellent opening for a trainee accountant to join our team at our Grimsby office.

This is a full-time position which includes a fully-funded study package to gain globally recognised accounting qualifications. You will spend a number of days away from the office studying with our national leading training provider, Kaplan Financial. As well as paying for £20,000 worth of training fees, we cover your travel costs, meal allowance, hotel fees and all other related study costs. In addition to all of this, you will receive an annual starting salary above NMW (dependant on age and higher for graduates) as well as a pay rise with exam passes.

We support

we're happy to discuss flexible and home working options to support a healthy work and life balance.

We recognise

we celebrate and reward long service awards and promotions.

We socialise

we hold regular social events and offer plenty of networking opportunities.

We care

we give you access to our wellbeing programme offering confidential advice and support.

We develop

we ensure staff have a wealth of technical and soft skill courses at their fingertips to enable ongoing learning and personal development.

What does the job involve?

A typical working day could include:

  • Accounts preparation
  • Preparatory work and analysis for semi-senior/senior
  • Basic tax computations
  • Bookkeeping VAT Returns
  • Wages
  • Ad hoc duties

What do you need to bring to the table?

To be successful, you must possess the following skills:

  • A minimum of 3 B’s at A level
  • Good numeracy/accuracy skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Good interpersonal skills

This is an entry level role in which you will have a full time role working for Forrester Boyd who is recognised for exceptional client care and our focus on staff training and development.

To be part of our family, we want someone who is organised, friendly, and reliable, has great communication skills, good teamwork skills and the ability and willingness to learn.

Our staff pride themselves on being friendly and approachable which enables trainees to get the best learning experience with on the job training.

20

days annual leave + Bank Holidays

3

Life assurance worth three time salary

In return.....

  • You will secure a permanent role with an established and well known accountancy Firm
  • A monthly salary working for Forrester Boyd with regular pay increases depending on exam success
  • A fully funded and fully supported Higher Apprenticeship in Accounting (AAT)
  • A fully funded and fully supported Chartered accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA)
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • A dedicated mentor to oversee your training and provide support
  • Life Assurance - 3 times salary
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Professional wellbeing support
  • Regular Social Events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dress for your day
  • Charitable Events
  • Free eye tests

Need to know more about Forrester Boyd?

Forrester Boyd is one of the largest independent chartered accountancy practices with offices in Grimsby, Beverley, Louth, Scunthorpe, Skegness and Lincoln.

We offer a full spectrum of accountancy, audit and business advisory services to a wide and diverse client base. As well as accountancy, Forrester Boyd also provides clients with corporate finance and wealth management advice through its group of firms. We have a pro-active and forward thinking partnership, who are driven to deliver continual growth and development of the practice. We have 16 partners with an average age of 40 who are very focussed on continual improvement and development of the firm, its services, its efficiency and its teams.

This provides a really great place to work. We support our people by nurturing talent, providing opportunities for progression and career development, and recruiting the best people to join our firm.