Graduate Trainee Accountant

Head Office, Grant House, WN4 8DE

Are you looking to start your career within a diverse and well-established Company? Are you looking for an entry level position with the opportunity to progress and develop your career? We may have the role for you! An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious individual with an interest in accounts/accounting to join MGF Excavation Safety Solutions at our Head Office in Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan.


Assist the work of the Accounts Payable, Management Accounts and the Cost Analysis Teams whilst developing knowledge and understanding of the Company’s operations. The role will include:

  • Dealing with invoices received from suppliers.
  • Maintenance of registers for fixed assets, leases etc…
  • Control account reconciliations.
  • Completion of monthly cost analysis reports.
  • Other month end procedures as required to enable the timely and accurate preparation of monthly management accounts by the team.
  • Assistance to the rest of the Accounts Team with other general duties (such as maintaining the cash book) when required.

Core Requirements

  • Strong academic background achieving good grades throughout education.
  • Graduate or about to graduate with an Accounting/Business related degree (desirable but not essential).
  • Good IT Skills and the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team.
  • Self-motivated to achieve deadlines.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Previous experience in an accounts/office environment and an interest in pursuing their professional training/development would be desirable but not essential.

Additional Information

Although this is an entry level role, we would also welcome applications from candidates who have already worked in an accounts environment, and we will adapt the role to suit your level of experience. As such, this is a great role for any individual who is looking to begin or further their career in accounts with the opportunity for development and progression. We would also consider supporting the right candidate through professional qualifications (e.g., AAT/CIMA/ACCA).

More Details

MGF Ltd is a rapidly expanding, market leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of proprietary excavation and structural support systems to the Construction Industry. Established in 1981, MGF employ over 400 staff at 14 locations nationwide. We are a highly respected sector leader, providing state of the art solutions. We have a passion to provide a total service to our customers. We manufacture our own equipment and operate our own transport fleet. For more information about our Company and the exciting things we do, please visit our website

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.  All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

To apply, please submit your CV and salary expectations to Alison Womersley, at:

Or by post :

Alison Womersley
Head Office
Grant House
Lockett Road
Ashton in Makerfield