Heyland Recruitment
Chester: 01244 335115
Warrington: 01925 425952

Trainee Accountant

Ellesmere Port

Reference: SM0168

Type: Permanent

Minimum Salary: £18,000.00

Maximum Salary: £23,000.00

I am currently recruiting or my client based Ellesmere Port. They are looking to bring on board a trainee accountant to support the management accountant. Ideally you will be studying towards your AAT or be a recent graduate looking to gain experience within a highly successful company.




The Trainee Accountant will report to Management Accountant, assisting them in all aspects of their role including production of monthly management accounts, budgets and forecasts, costings, adhoc analysis and reporting. Tasks will include:


  • Purchase Ledger management
  • Sales Ledger management
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparation and productions of management accounts files
  • Balance sheet control account reconciliations
  • Preparation and posting of accrual and prepayment journals
  • Revalue and balance debtors and creditors
  • Posting of payroll journals
  • Intercompany balances and trading
  • Costing analysis
  • Assisting with Bank payment processing
  • Assisting with budget and forecast preparation, including detailed cost analysis
  • Maintain/create/develop process notes


The successful candidate will be:


  • Actively studying towards professional qualification
  • Able to work to a degree of autonomy with the tasks allocated
  • Able to prioritise workload and communicate conflicts to direct lead
  • Motivated to develop knowledge and skills and improve processes
  • Driven to meet personal and departmental deadline

If you feel you have the necessary skills please apply to be considered for the shortlist.


Type – permanent

Location – Ellesmere port

Salary - £18,000 - £22,000