Accountant - Part/Fully Qualified - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in the UK and overseas within sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £150m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We have an immediate requirement to appoint an Accountant to join our busy Finance Team at our Head Office in Southampton. We are keen to receive applications from individuals who are either part qualified CIMA or fully qualified AAT. This is a full-time position, working 08:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of internal costing reports
  • Consolidation of group accounts
  • Supervision of group VAT and corporation tax return
  • Preparation of statutory audited accounts
  • Providing guidance on CIS tax matters
  • Office management
  • General accounts


  • Applicants should currently be working in an Accountant role
  • Individuals should be part qualified CIMA or fully qualified AAT
  • You must be approachable with a personable character and excellent communication skills
  • You should have a background in managing a small team
  • Applicants should be able to comfortably work under pressure and will be both organised and proactive
  • Strong IT skills are required


  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (holidays increasing with service)
  • Opportunity to buy further holiday via a salary sacrifice scheme
  • Pension
  • Opportunity to develop and progress within the role
  • Free Parking on site

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.                                   

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please send your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544.

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion




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