Trainee Business Advisor - Outsourcing

AJ Chambers
London (Greater)
20 Mar 2020
19 Apr 2020
Job Role

Trainee Business Advisor ??? Outsourcing

AJ Chambers are currently representing a Top 10 firm based in the City of London who are currently looking for a Trainee Business Advisor to join their outsourcing team.


??         Act as a point of contact for the clients on their day to day affairs, with supervision where necessary.

??         Maintain good relationship with clients

??         Ensure that the manager is kept up to date with any issues arising from the client or its activities

??         Solid knowledge of double entry and a working knowledge of the requirements of standard accounting policies

??         Prepare legible and comprehensive working papers

??         Bookkeeping including preparing, processing and recording bank transactions, processing purchase, sales and general ledger entries

??         Processing and raising of invoices (sales and purchases) and expenses ??? authorisation, processing, and setting up for payment without supervision

??         Preparation of bank and petty cash and all other balance sheet reconciliations

??         Assist with preparation of management accounts (monthly/ quarterly /annual) or, depending on the individual job. prepare management accounts which are as complete as possible

??         Be able to prepare basic statutory financial statements for clients with little or no supervision

??         Prepare year end audit files for clients with supporting schedules for all balance sheet items and tax sensitive profit and loss items

??         Understand the FCA returns and be able to process information for the returns, asking for assistance where necessary

??         Draft VAT returns and understand what is allowable under the VAT rules with a basic understanding of the principles of partial exemption and how this operates

??         Liaise with tax, payroll and other departments for client matters

??         Have an awareness and basic understanding of the disclosure requirements of Companies Act and how this affects how accounts are prepared and presented




??         AAT Qualified and pursuing further qualifications (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

??         Good communication and presentation skills

??         Strong organizational and time management skills with proven ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines

??         Ability to work under pressure with accuracy

??         Good verbal and written communication skills


If interested in hearing more about this role please apply directly or contact Lauren Hunsdon at AJ Chambers 

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