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AAT Accountant Apprentice Stephens Accountants

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 2 apprenticeship with Stephens Accountants and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,400.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000060155

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

Client liaison.
VAT returns.
Chasing records.
Managing client database.
Analysis of business records for clients.
Use of spreadsheets and cloud based bookkeeping software.
General office duties and administration for a small professional practice.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy, and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software.

This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into Accountancy.

To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE). The area you will cover include:

  • Bookkeeping transactions.
  • Bookkeeping controls.
  • Elements of costing.
  • Using accounting software.
  • Foundation Synoptic Assessment.

Training will be provided either via classroom or remote sessions. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of their time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Excellent future prospects for professional career development. Full exposure to all aspects of accountancy work..

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include 21 days plus bank holidays 6 monthly salary reviews Free parking Canteen facility

About the employer

It is no surprise that after 30 years working for local businesses, Stephens Accountants continue to provide a reliable, professional service to help manage people's personal and business finances. Our philosophy is based on the assurance that all of our team guarantee to offer much more assistance to the success of your business than just completing reports on how your business was performing last year.

Employer

Stephens Accountants

Address

Southgate Business Centre, 32 Gillygate

Pontefract

WF8 1PQ

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Training

Training provider

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Aug 2022