Accounts Assistant

Location Kettering
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Contact name: Julie Warner

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-193
Published: 15 days ago
Startdate: 2022-08-02

Excellent opportunity for anyone finishing full time education and looking for their first officed base job.  Are you an Graduate looking for your first job within Accounting and finance, or maybe you are studying towards you AAT?  This is an excellent Trainee opportunity working within an Accountancy practice in Kettering (North Northamptonshire) where you will work with a friendly intelligent team who advocate internal progression while supporting your further studies in AAT, ACCA, ACA (or equivalent).  Warner Recruitment super excited to tell you about a permanent entry level/ trainee Accounts Assistant/ Accounts Administration role, which is within an easy commute of Kettering, Wellingborough, Corby, Rushden and Northampton (on public transport of by car). 

If you are a graduate or studying your AAT or excited about commencing a career in Finance and Accounting, we really would love to hear from you.  The company are well-established UK based business with a local head office in Kettering. 
This role is an integral part of the Finance team of 20; they really can’t wait to welcome new Trainee Accounts Assistant to the team to help with the busy workload in the finance department.  This role will report directly to the Audit Senior who is a currently studying towards their ACCA Qualification. 

Trainee Accounts Assistant job duties

  • Data entry

  • Purchase ledger

  • Invoicing

  • VAT returns

  • Corporation tax calculations

  • Liaising with clients

  • Expenses

  • Payroll

  • Reconciliations

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Dealing with queries

  • Tax submissions

  • Tax returns


  • Graduate or Studying towards an AAT(or equivalent)

  • You do not need to have office-based experience, just a desire to want to work in a finance/ back office admin position

  • This vacancy will be office based, you must be able to get to the office in Kettering for office hours every day.

  • Good communicator

  • Able to work on your own initiative

  • A willingness to learn

  • A can-do attitude

Hourly rate: £18,000 - £26,000


  • Parking

  • Easy location to get to via car and public transport

  • Friendly office environment

  • Excellent trainee Accounts Assistant position

  • Study support

  • Career progression