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Vacancy – Apprentice Accountant (ICAEW Level 4 Trailblazer)

Date posted: May 4, 2017

Vacancy – Apprentice Accountant (ICAEW Level 4 Trailblazer)

Job title – Trainee Accountant

Location – Halifax town centre

Weekly Wage – £12,000 pa

Hours – 35 hours per week

Position – permanent to start September 2017

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Accountant to join the Riley & Co team and develop a promising career.

As an apprentice within Riley & Co, you will work alongside an experienced team, get real hands on experience and gain an industry recognised qualification.

In brief the role will comprise:

  • Accounts preparation
  • Bookkeeping and vat returns
  • Audit work
  • Answering client queries by email and telephone
  • Using in house accounting and tax software
  • Assisting with administrative duties where required

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and plan own workloads
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy
  • Strong IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance record
  • Enthusiasm

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 A level (or equivalent) passes at grade C or above
  • 5 GCSE passes including Maths & English at grade C or above

Riley & Co has been providing the highest quality accountancy, audit and tax planning services for over 30 years and has become one of the leading independent practices within Calderdale.

Our history charts the success we have enjoyed in helping Calderdale businesses and individuals achieve their financial goals and tax objectives.

If you are an articulate, enthusiastic individual and want to be a part of this continued success, please send your CV together with a covering letter to Vicky Atkinson (Director) by email to