Apprentice Trainee Accountant - FD Outsourcing Limited

Manor Royal Business District
04 Aug 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Name: FD Outsourcing Limited

Employer Address: 30 Basepoint Business Centre, Metcalf Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 7XX


Contact Name: David Butcher, Managing Director


Contact Email:

Company Description: Est. in 1992, FDO was one of the first companies in the UK to specialise in Finance Department outsourcing. Whether our clients require a part-time Finance Director, an entire Finance Department or just help with their bookkeeping, VAT and payroll, we provide the assistance they need to manage and grow their businesses. By using our extensive professional and commercial experience and the latest state-of-the-art accounts technology, we are able to provide a better, more cost effective and flexible solution. Re-invention of the wheel is kept to a minimum. Clients range from start-up and owner managed businesses to subsidiaries of major international companies.

Vacancy Job Title: Trainee Accountant/Apprentice

Monthly salary: Negotiable according to age, experience and level, Potential salary range GBP5.25ph - GBP7.05ph. + bonus + college day release + training

Working Week: Mon - Fri 9.00 am - 5.30pm. 1 hour lunch. 1 day per week College.

Job Description:

  • Working in a small office you will be an integral member of the FDO team. You will initially be responsible to the Senior Accountant for most routine data entry into our clients' sales, purchase and general ledgers. You will also be involved in ad hoc duties and projects as required.
  • This is a key position and we will be seeking to ensure that you progress as quickly as possible. As we are a small company we believe we can offer a far greater breadth and variety of practical experience than available in a large firm. Your theoretical knowledge gained at college will supplement your practical experience.

Skills required: Literate - written, spoken & computer, Numerate, Attention to detail, Good learner

Personal qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Personable and good at building relationships
  • Loyal and dependable
  • Trustworthy and discrete
  • Keen and confident
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Intelligent and ambitious

Future prospects:

  • Grow with and within the company
  • Aim should be to become AAT qualified as soon as possible
  • Potential to consider ACCA or ICMA thereafter
  • No limit to progression

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