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Trainee Accountants gain practical experience by working with a senior accountant. Specific job duties of a Trainee Accountant include paying bills, creating invoices, managing accounts payables and accounts receivables, making corrections to inaccurate entries, tracking inventory, and completing other tasks as required by supervisors. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: accounting expertise, strong numeracy skills, being able to follow instructions, accuracy, confidentiality, and computer competences. Successful example resumes make display of at least an Associate’s Degree in accounting.

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Trainee Accountant

Assisted the audit team in both the planning and final audit phases.

  • Prepared and completed various substantive audit tests (test of detail) on balances such as; Investments, Cash, Receivables & Income. Additionally assisted with various substantive analytical tests when deemed necessary.
  • Reviewed draft financials for accuracy and consistency.
  • Managed the audit confirmation process to ensure that all confirmations were sent out and returned in a timely manner.
  • Performed research and analysis around various industries in which investments were held
  • Reviewed and summarized various client and industry reports for the identification of potentially key events that occurred during the year.
  • Assisted with the preparation of audit reports and management rep letters
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Management
2

Trainee Accountant

  • Created worksheets in excel for corporate tax, VAT, RCT and Income Tax. Furthermore reconciled and ensured accuracy of bank and control accounts of the clients as well as generated and posted company accounts to accounts software package
  • Planned, performed audit assignments and compiled audit files along with results for review by senior managers/partners
  • Assessed, reviewed and filed tax returns for SME companies and sole traders
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Accounting And Taxation
BA
Accounting And Finance
3

Trainee Accountant

I helped in the preparation of Financial Statements for a variety of clients including Limited Companies, Partnerships, Non Profit Organisations and Sole Traders.

  • I helped in the preparation of Tax Returns such as Income Tax (IT), Corporation Tax (CT), Relevant Contract Tax (RCT) and Value Added Tax (VAT).
  • Calculated Tax and VAT liabilities.
  • Prepared monthly Financial Accounts such as Bank Reconciliation, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll.
  • Responsible for developing and updating Excel spreadsheets.
  • Prepared and generated Financial Statements on Sage.
  • Ensure that the company's service guarantees are met.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
Acca (association Of Chartered Certified Accountants)
4

Trainee Accountant

Developed problem solving, communication and analytical skills through daily testing of clients financial controls.

  • Processing of financial information using weekly KPI Reporting while developing accuracy
  • Reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts.
  • In-depth knowledge of Exchequer Software.
  • Developed IT skills through role as IT representative.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Commerce
5

Trainee Accountant

  • Assisted senior auditor to perform audits in various industries, including manufacturing, retail and service.
  • Duties included, re-performance of bank reconciliations, checking the asset registers to ensure the depreciation rates were in accordance with the client's accounting policy.
  • Performed stock counts at various client locations.
  • Performed controls testing, once the testing matrices had been set up by the audit senior.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Trainee Accountant/auditor As Well

I was a member of different audit teams for the following companies' audit. Sometimes I was the team leader.

  • Melcom group of Companies-Team member
  • Ghana Consolidated Diamond Company (GCD)-Team member
  • IPMC-Team member
  • Prestige Motors Ghana-Team member for one year and Team leader for the second year.
  • Honda place-Team member
  • Stallion motors and industries-Team member
  • Divine Travel and Tours Ltd-Team leader
  • Nkulunu industries-Team leader
  • Christian University of Ghana-Team leader
  • Sekyere Rural Bank-Team member
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Examinations
C
Business Administration Area
C
Examinations
7

Trainee Accountant

  • Prepared individual, partnership, corporate and other types of tax returns.
  • Did research on various tax matters.
  • Ensured that all tax returns are filed timely and accurately.
  • Prepare, review and analyse financial statements.
  • Investigate and reconcile discrepancies when they occur.
  • Comply with policies, procedures and standards at all times.
  • Managed the accounts of the clients-Prepare combined quarterly and year-end financial statements for multiple entities.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements; business activity statements and other taxation/accounting related documentation.
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries; greeting and attending to client needs.
  • Performed other duties as assigned.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Business
C
Financial Services
BA
Business Accounting / Finance

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