Trainee Accountant

Trainee Accountant Cardiff, Wales

Full Time Cardiff, Wales 25980 - 33429 GBP ANNUAL Today
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The EUI Finance team are looking for their next trainee accountant.

In this role, you’ll work towards becoming a qualified accountant and gain experience across the different teams in Finance, covering management accounting, financial controls, reporting, budgeting and forecasting, and business partnering, whilst developing relationships with colleagues at all levels across the business.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and have a keen eye for detail.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery of monthly management information
  • Take an active role in monitoring performance against budget
  • Support the annual budget process
  • Support the month end accounting close process
  • Perform control account reconciliations
  • Support the improvement of existing control and accounting processes
  • Provide information to stakeholders across finance and the wider business
  • Provide general support and perform ad-hoc tasks as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Ideally educated to degree level/AAT qualified
  • Self-motivated, proactive with a can-do attitude towards work
  • Strong numerical skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with management across the Group
  • Strong task management skills including the ability to balance both project and ad-hoc work with regular responsibilities
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy when producing work

The successful candidate will be supported to study towards their accounting qualification with all associated training and exam costs covered along with additional time off for study leave.

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company with forward-thinking approaches and endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a best place to work: Our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion has created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, feel valued.

Based on innovation and organic growth Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into a multi-national organisation. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now present in eight countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Admiral’s success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong people focused culture. We believe that happy people make happy customers and happy customers help increase profits. Our philosophy is a simple yet effective one: “people who like what they do, do it better”

We truly care about our customers - they are at the heart of every decision we make. We’re very proud of the innovative products we offer and level of service we provide. Everything we do acknowledges the needs of our customers and by recruiting the right people, we can continue to provide great service and ensure an excellent experience for our customers.

Admiral people work hard to keep us at the top of our industry, and are rewarded for it—with competitive pay, great benefits, a share package based on company performance (after a year of service), a great work-life balance, nearby fitness and health centres, and many other perks.

Benefits and Work-Life Balance

As the only FTSE 100 Company headquartered in Wales and ranked one of the best big companies to work for by the Sunday Times, Admiral is an exciting place to take your career. We are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure colleagues have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we are proudly the only company to have been named one of the Best Companies to Work For every year since 2001. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so we accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here

If you think this role is for you and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form.


Trainee Accountant
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Milena Mondini de Focatiis
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Insurance Carriers
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