Accounts Apprenticeship Level 2 Taxassist Accountants (Loughborough) Ltd

Accounts assistants provide administrative support to accountants, undertaking purchases ledger, payroll, data input, making phone calls, handling mail and basic bookkeeping. Working directly for an accountant you will help to maintain the office and keep it running smoothly.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £160.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001321035

  • Positions

    1 available

Job Description: Day to day activities and expectations within the role:

Accounts assistants provide administrative support to accountants, undertaking purchases ledger, payroll, data input, making phone calls, handling mail and basic bookkeeping.

Working directly for an accountant you will help to maintain the office and keep it running smoothly. As well as helping the manager, accounts assistants also deal with customers and external agencies.

Main Responsibilities

  • Purchase ledger
  • Data inputting
  • Managing Journals
  • Assisting with Tax returns
  • Assisting with VAT returns
  • Assisting with Bank reconciliation
  • Making and Receiving Telephone Calls
  • Managing Spreadsheets
  • Adhoc Accounting duties
  • Assisting with Book keeping 
  • Managing the Daily post
  • Answering all phone calls where appropriate
  • Responding to enquires by email or phone

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent IT skills including Excel
  • Strong Numeracy Skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to pay attention to detail
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Use strong influencing skills with customers and internal support
  • Be commercially astute
  • Have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Be able to deal with difficult people and situations
  • Be driven to and able to work towards deadlines

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A*-D in Maths, IT and English (or equivalent).

Future prospects

To progress onto a level 3 Apprenticeship

About the employer

We provide a wide range of accountancy services including tax returns, annual accounts, payroll and bookkeeping. We are based in Oldham and are a part of the largest network of accountants who offer a wealth of experience and expertise to over 65,000 small businesses right across the UK. We help a diverse range of small businesses including start-ups, sole traders, limited companies and landlords who operate in many industries. We are local experts in helping small business owners, the self-employed and individuals with all of their tax and accountancy needs in Royton, Oldham and the surrounding areas. We are looking to recruit an Accounts apprentice who has the willingness to learn and develop themselves within our company.

Employer

Taxassist Accountants (Loughborough) Ltd

Address

14a

Middleton Road

Oldham

OL2 5PA

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 AAT
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Accounting

Training provider

THE OLDHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham College

Contact

Richard Price 0161 785 3586 richard.price@oldham.ac.uk


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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017