AAT Trainee – Accounts - Swindon - January 2012 Start

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  • Level 1
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Nationwide

A brighter future

AAT Trainee – Business Services/Accounts

Salary – Competitive, plus professional qualification and training

About us:

RSM Tenon is regarded as one of the most progressive and entrepreneurial professional services firms in the UK today. We are the UK’s 7th largest accounting firm, with leadership in the provision of business advisory, risk management, tax, recovery and financial management. Our national client base ranges from individuals and owner managed businesses, to large corporations and public sector organisations.

With over 50 offices across the UK and an international presence, we heavily invest in the best people to be at the core of our business. As a trainee, we know that you’ll want real hands on experience, enough scope to carve out your own position and a career with excellent long term prospects. Your future will be brighter at RSM Tenon, as we will invest in you right from the very start of your career. Your development within one of our school leaver roles will be optimised by training from our RSM Tenon academy, our programme of internal courses, external training and on-the-job mentoring. Highly regarded within the industry, you will embark on a programme that is among the best, ensuring you are well-equipped to meet both our clients’ and your own personal expectations.

The business discipline:

Audit Tax Advisory (ATA) is delivered through a number of key service streams; one of which is Business Services. The Business Services Department mainly focus on smaller companies and partnerships that require an in-depth involvement in their business i.e. monthly management accounts, quarterly VAT returns or statutory financial statements.

The role, training and qualifications:

AAT Trainees in our Business Services Department can expect to gain invaluable experience, study for a leading professional qualification and excellent career development. Working within the Business Services Department, AAT Trainees can look forward to a varied and interesting role, with typical duties including;

  • Accounts preparation for a variety of clients
  • Book keeping for a number of clients
  • Attending audits of companies
  • Occasional ad hoc administration duties

In addition to studying for your professional AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification, you will benefit from full study support, internal and residential training courses to develop your existing skills, extensive career support to ensure your professional development and genuine opportunities for career progression within an expanding firm.

Your profile:

We are looking for enthusiastic high calibre GCSE and/or A Level students, who are quick to learn and keen to grow with us. You will possess a minimum of 280 UCAS points; 2 B’s and 1 C grade, (excluding general studies) or a relevant industry qualification and will have 12 GCSE’s at grade A-C.

You will be passionate, highly motivated and driven towards a career in accountancy, demonstrating a mature attitude. Strong communication skills are essential with this role, as you will be communicating at all levels. It is a possibility that you will already be part-way through your AAT qualification.



To apply, please complete an online application form attaching your CV at http://careers.rsmtenon.com/ngt/Home.aspx


It is the aim of RSM Tenon to promote equal opportunities for all regardless of a person's sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or racial origins, religion, or disability in relation to all aspects of employment of its people generally and, more particularly, in relation to the recruitment, training, promotion, terms of employment, treatment and working environment of all its people.


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