Trainee Accountant Positions

Shelbourne Accountants provide a comprehensive range of Accountancy and Taxation services to both Corporate and Personal clients. Our business has gained considerable growth over the last few years and our team is expanding.

We are currently looking for a trainee accountant to join our team. Successful candidates will gain considerable knowledge and experience across all accounting and taxation areas. They will be a key part of the Shelbourne team offering audit, accounting, bookkeeping, taxation and regulatory and statutory accounting services. The job is a full-time position and the duties will involve the following:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the preparation of annual accounts from trial balance to financial statement level
  • Preparing sole trader accounts
  • Reconciliation of debtors / creditors control accounts and preparing monthly bank reconciliations for clients
  • Assisting in the Audit process
  • Assisting in Solicitors/Auctioneer monthly bookkeeping and reporting  
  • Liaising with clients and responding to them in a timely manner
  • Assisting in payroll preparation
  • Preparing VAT and P30 returns
  • Other general accounting duties


Candidate requirements

·      Degree in Accounting/Business/Finance/Maths/Law (minimum 2nd Class Honours)

·      Interested in pursuing a career in Accountancy

·      Must be ambitious and able to work on own initiative

·      Excellent time management and organisational skills

·      Proficient in all MS Office applications, especially Word and Excel

·      Strong attention to detail

·      Good communication and interpersonal skills

·      Enthusiastic and committed to providing clients with an excellent service as part of a small team.


Successful candidates have the possibility of this position going full-time. If interested please apply in confidence to