Join the Team

Current vacancies:

Graduate Trainee Accountants In Insolvency
Starting salary £21,000
Location: Manchester (city centre)

The Company:

Clarke Bell are a busy firm of corporate Insolvency Practitioners. We are looking for enthusiastic graduates with an Accountancy, Finance or Business-related degree to join our friendly, bright and forward-thinking team.Candidates must be hard-working, focused, good team-players and able to work to deadlines.

Key Roles

You will support the Insolvency Managers in the administration and progression of our varied portfolio of corporate cases.

You will also be given the opportunity to study ACCA qualifications, as well as receiving in-house training.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Setting up new cases on our case management system and preparing relevant paperwork and reports
  • Dealing with client correspondence and phone calls
  • Preparing investigation reports and detailing any antecedent transactions or other breeches of legislation
  • Liaising with solicitors, valuers, accountants, banks, HMRC, company directors and The Insolvency Service
  • Handling claims from creditors and assisting with distributions to creditors
  • Dealing with notices to Registrar of Companies, statutory advertisements and reports to creditors
  • Completing and submitting post-insolvency VAT and corporation tax returns
  • Preparing documents for cash-book receipts and payments
  • Reviewing incoming invoices and arranging necessary payments.

We offer

  • Starting salary of £21,000 per year, reviewed after a 3-month probationary period
  • In-house training
  • Study package for ACCA qualifications, including tuition fees and time off to study
  • 20 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Fully paid health scheme, after probationary period
  • Membership of company pension
  • Career progression, for ambitious candidates, to JIEB Insolvency license

Skills Required

  • 2:1 or higher degree in Accountancy, Finance or Business-related degree or similar
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good IT skills
  • Able to work individually and as part of a team

How to Apply

Applications to be sent to

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.