Trainee Accountant Blackpool (V620)

Nixon Williams

Posted: 24/12/2018


Full time


The Optionis Group is one of the UK’s most successful professional services companies, and we are looking for a Trainee Accountant to join our growing team.

Through our brands, we specialise in managing tax, employment, accountancy and legislative compliance for the UK’s small businesses and contingent workforce – our solutions are market leading, and we’re always looking out for the best possible employees.

As a Trainee Accountant, you will join our Nixon Williams business which has been providing specialist accountancy services for over 20 years. You’ll be primarily responsible for acting as a point of contact for your clients, building strong relationships with them and providing them with advice and guidance on a variety of matters.

The key responsibilities for the role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Acting as a point of contact for clients.
  • Managing your own individual client base.
  • Providing advice and guidance to clients on TAX and VAT matters.
  • Establishing strong working relationships both internally and externally.

Person Specification


  • Must have an understanding of Accountancy practices and the challenges they can face.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Accuracy & attention to detail.
  • Good time management and organisation skills.
  • Competent in the use of Excel, Word, and E-mail.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships both internally and externally.
  • A to C grade GCSE’s in English and Mathematics.


  • Detailed knowledge of HMRC guidelines.
  • Knowledge of Digital software packages.
  • Knowledge of Sage Payroll.
  • Ideally qualified to AAT/ATT L2/QBE or the equivalent Accountancy qualification.

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