Business Services Trainee

Posted 28 March 2024
Salary Up to £11.44 per hour
Job type Permanent
Discipline Commercial
ReferenceKYLE - NEWPORT_1711640395
Contact NameKyle Smith

Job description

Job Title: Business Services Trainee

Location: Newport

Employment Type: Full-time / Permanent]

Working Hours: Days, Monday-Friday

Salary: £11.44

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Business Services Traineeto join our well-established client based in the Newport area.

This role presents a unique chance to become a part of a dedicated team within a well-established accountancy company.

Job Description:

We are an independent firm of Chartered Accountants and commercial business advisor. Our clients are spread throughout South Wales, the Midlands and the London area. We look after businesses ranging from sole traders to companies in international quoted groups. When the firm was created the partners wanted to establish an accountancy practice which was professional, commercial, effective at solving client's problems and also user-friendly. We are clear about our marketplace. Our focus is serving privately owned businesses, the entrepreneurs who run them and those who have generated private wealth. We are looking to recruit a trainee to become a Chartered Accountant in our Business Services Department

What you can expect

We offer a challenging but supporting environment on route to becoming a Chartered Accountant. Your work will involve communicating with clients and colleagues on a regular basis, to be able to produce audited and audit exempt accounts in a timely manner. We offer our trainees early responsibility, lots of variety, challenge and stimulation. All trainees are supported well and are appointed a mentor. We have excellent staff retention, flexible working and offer quick progression in your career

First Year:

  • Your first year would consist of learning to prepare a set of accounts for limited companies, partnerships, sole traders and assisting on statutory audits by completing testing in the profit & loss section.

  • You will be completing the ICAEW Certificate level modules of Accounting, Assurance, Business & Finance, Law, Management Information and Principles of Taxation.

Second Year:

  • Your second year you would further enhance your audit skills completing all areas of the file under the supervision of a manager.

  • You would also be expected to prepare statutory accounts with minimal manager supervision.

  • You will also complete the ICAEW Professional Level modules including Business and Planning, Business Strategy and Financial Management. While covering off Audit & Assurance, Financial Accounting & Reporting and Tax Compliance.

Third Year:

  • Planning and running smaller audits.

  • Leading your own audit team.

  • Reviewing work done by the team with feedback.

  • Sitting and passing exams.

  • In this final year, you will complete the ICAEW Advanced Level Modules including Corporate reporting, Strategic Business Management and a Case study.

Training provided

We provide a three year, fully funded ICAEW study support package to become a Chartered Accountant. The support package includes paid study and exam time with one of the leading well recognised national specialist training providers.

Whilst completing the ACA qualification you will be trained and mentored by managers within the firm to be able to prepare statutory accounts, management accounts, plan and execute a statutory audit and prepare VAT returns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • hard working

  • clear thinking

  • excellent communication skills

  • socially confident

  • positive, friendly and personable

  • professional and team orientated

  • Able to learn new IT skills quickly


  • You must have at least a minimum of a 2:1 degree and 3 A level passes at grade AB

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to leverage their skills and expertise in a stimulating work environment while contributing to the continued success and growth of the organisation. If you are a motivated professional seeking to take the next step in your career journey, we encourage you to apply today!

How to Apply:

Contact Number: 01633 741000

Email Address:


We thank you for considering Candour Talent Recruitment for your career aspirations and encourage you to continue exploring opportunities with us in the future. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV.

Who are we at Candour Talent?

At our award-winning recruitment agency, we pride ourselves on building strong connections with both our clients and candidates. We operate as both a recruitment specialist for permanent recruitment and a recruitment business for the supply of temporary workers, ensuring that we can effectively meet the diverse needs of our clients and candidates. With a dedicated and passionate team of professionals, we're committed to taking time to understand your unique skills, experiences, and aspirations ensuring that we match you with opportunities that not only align with your professional goals but also inspire you to thrive. Whether you're seeking a career change, advancement, or a new challenge, we're here to support you every step of the way.

Rest assured that when you apply for a role through Candour Talent Recruitment, your details will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, outlining how your information will be used.

While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, please note that only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted for further consideration. If you do not hear back from us within 7 days of your application, we regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.