Graduate Finance / Accountancy Trainee

by | Apr 5, 2022 | Vacancies

Closing Date: 19th April 2022.

Working Hours:  Monday – Friday 08.30 – 17.00 with 1 hour for lunch.

Start date: As soon as possible

The Company:

Dunkley’s Chartered Accountants are a firm based in Bradley Stoke, Bristol who work closely with both individuals and businesses to provide practical and professional accountancy advice. We pride ourselves on the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

  • We offer a competitive salary and our employee benefits include a workplace pension, income protection insurance, life insurance and free onsite car parking.
  • We provide training in software such as IRIS, Xero, Quickbooks and Silverfin.
  • As a company, the guiding principles we champion are expertise, honesty, professionalism and fun.

If you share this same ethos, we would love to hear from you as joining the Dunkley’s team could be the best decision you ever make.

The Position:

We’re looking for a Graduate Trainee to join our team. An outline of the job and what it will entail is stated below.

The Graduate Trainee will:

  • Undertake professional training with AAT / ICAEW / ACCA.
  • Assist with management and year end accounts preparation as directed by other staff.
  • Prepare and draft tax returns for corporate and private clients.
  • Attend audits as required.
  • Assist with ad-hoc work, such as valuations, charity and pension scheme audits etc.
  • Analyse bank account transactions and bank reconciliations for management and year end accounts.
  • Prepare VAT returns. Supervision and assistance will be given when dealing with more complex clients.
  • Take ownership of allocated tasks and be aware of deadlines for work being carried out.

About you:  

  • Answer telephone in a professional manner including taking and passing on messages.
  • Interact well with clients and other staff members.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organisation.
  • Strong mathematical and administrative skills.
  • Work independently but also as part of a team and help others when required.
  • Conversant with Microsoft Excel and Word.

Personal qualities:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Honest
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Trustworthy

The Location:

Our office in Bradley Stoke is just minutes from the M4, M5, M32 and Bristol Parkway which makes it the ideal workplace for anyone living within Bristol or the South-West.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Joining an award winning firm
  • Friendly, inclusive workplace
  • Competitive salary
  • Great employee benefits
  • Full general practice training to include audit/accounts/tax/advisory

Interested in applying?

Please send you CV and covering letter to Karen Pullen at Dunkley’s, Woodlands Grange, Woodlands Lane, Bradley Stoke, Bristol BS32 4JY or email  by 19th April 2022.

What can we do for you?

If there’s anything you’d like to know about Dunkley’s, we’d love to hear from you.