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Graduate Opportunities – ACCA accountancy

The Company

We are an established Accountancy and Business Advisory firm based in West Watford with excellent office facilities and free staff parking (Nearest tube – Moor Park / Met line). We offer clients an extensive range of Business Advisory, Accounting and taxation services and market these products to SME’s (small to medium size) businesses and individuals throughout London and the Home Counties. Dynamically led by CEO, Rakesh Dua, working at Dua & Co. provides a very pleasant working environment and opportunity to work in a business advisory environment with a remarkable mentor, clear and strong strategy and commitment to client care and services.

As a Graduate

Dua & Co.’s graduate scheme offers you not only the opportunity to study ACCA and qualify as an accountant it is combined with training to become a trusted business advisor. We pay for your studies and qualification (conditions apply) and give you the time you need. You will be welcomed and supported by our entire team, mentored by our professional chartered accountancy team and management team and learn a great deal about business alongside business advisors that help companies grow and become more successful.

In a graduate we look for confident, intelligent, analytical, hard-working and practical individuals who have exceptional communication skills and are able to present well to clients and management alike while enjoying an ethos of respect and strong values. You will bring your own perspective while our support and training will equip you to make an even larger contribution to work that helps shape the future for clients, our business and your career alongside our dynamic CEO to deliver in a result led environment.

The Role

  • Learning Client / Portfolio Management
  • Checking bookkeeping work
  • Statutory Accounts and tax returns
  • Client liaison, client records
  • Management accounts, analysis, graphs and commentary
  • Assisting Partners and PMs as required
  • Organizing workload
  • Reporting to PMs
  • Using software: Iris, Xero
Business Analysis
  • Create mathematical data models
  • Research – market and competitor analysis
  • Research information and due diligence
  • Create SWOT analysis and USPs
  • Develop business plans
  • Research, test, implement Dua systems and models for relationships and other business tools
  • Investigation and Analysis
  • Reporting
  • Presentations
  • Graphical analysis modelling
  • Reporting to management
Required skills
  • Good communicator with excellent English and able to communicate well with clients and colleagues.  Must have good email, telephone and meetings communication skills as this role includes client and stakeholder contact representing the company, interaction with senior staff, Partners and our CEO.
  • UK Graduate degree in Economics, Business or similar
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Very good investigation and research skills
  • Business minded
  • Ability to report, verbally, presentation and written
  • Excellent IT Skills – Email, Word, Excel and Power-point
  • Well organized and able to complete tasks within deadlines
  • Young, dynamic personality with confidence and good interpersonal skills
  • Attributes: Mature attitude with a cheerful personality, a Team player who is able to provide high end deliverables.
  • Eager to help business grow by learning and understanding accountancy and business advisory.

The Salary

TBC approx. £17,000 (4 months) - £18,000 once pass 4mth probation;

4 weeks paid holiday, ACCA study package

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Do you have good IT skills?*

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Dua & Co (Watford)

3 Century Court, Tolpits Lane Watford, WD18 9RS

+44 (0)20 8421 3555

Dua & Co (London)

25 North Row London, W1K 6DJ

+44 (0)20 7979 2041

Dua & Co (City)

9 Devonshire Square London EC2M 4YF

+44 (0)20 3356 9706

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As a business, we have been clear in our commitment to Diversity and Inclusiveness. An important part of this is understanding the 'mix' of our people and measuring progress towards the goals that we have set ourselves. We can share our approach to employee monitoring, together with some statistics showing the make-up of our business. To obtain these please email us at dua@dua.co.uk