Trainee Accounts Assistant

Trainee Accounts Assistant | Legal | Gibraltar | Market salary plus study | Office Based

Trainee Accounts Assistant required for an established Corporate Services company based in Gibraltar.

This is an entry-level role within the Accounting Services Department.

The role assists the Head of Accounting and Team in the administration and preparation of accurate financial records by undertaking bookkeeping for a large portfolio of client companies and trusts.

Candidates applying can be Graduates with a relevant Degree or "A" level students with a minimum of 12 months experience in Accounting duties.

What's on offer to you?

  • Genuine career progression

  • Study Support provided

  • On the job training with Qualified professionals

What You Will Be Doing

  • Maintain accounting records in the client entity database Viewpoint

  • Assist in the provision of accurate and timely financial statements prepared in accordance with relevant accounting standards for specific companies and trusts

  • Assist in the preparation of tax and dividend returns for submission to the regulatory authorities

  • Reconciliation of cash books

  • Preparation of trial balances

  • Liaise with colleagues from other professions including lawyers, company administrators, investment brokers, bankers, property managers and agents.

  • Ensure procedures, standards and protocols are adhered to.

  • Under the supervision of the more senior colleagues, liaise with clients and intermediaries on a daily basis and develop and maintain good client relation skills.

  • Work and behave in a professional manner.

  • Keep confidential any information obtained concerning the Firm, its clients, and their business.

  • Become proficient in internal systems and procedures.

  • Contribute to business and team objectives through active involvement in projects.

  • Attend meetings with the team as necessary to discuss matters relating to the portfolio.

What You Will Need to Succeed In This Role

  • Sound intellectual skills evidenced by a strong academic background to graduate level or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

  • Experience of working in a client/customer facing role

  • Knowledge of MS Office suite - Excel and Outlook essential.

  • Experience of Viewpoint would be an advantage

  • Demonstrates excellent analytical skills and a logical approach to problem solving

  • Ambition, drive, energy and the desire to learn and grow professionally

  • Takes personal responsibility for their own development

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Committed to the delivery of the highest levels of customer service.

  • Able to work successfully as part of a team.

Keywords: Trainee Accounts Assistant |Gibraltar | Graduate | School Leaver |AAT | ACCA | Study support

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