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Apprentice Accountant GIBSON APPLEBY & COMPANY (BRIGHTON)

Gibson Appleby is a busy accountancy practice in the heart of Shoreham. We have a diverse and interesting range of clients ranging from sole traders to groups of companies. We are currently looking to recruit a trainee accountant on an Apprenticeship scheme to join our team in September 2022.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,000.00

    The employer is offering a salary of £16,000 - £19,000 depending on experience and education. There is the opportunity to do the AAT Level 2 programme if you are a younger learner committed to a career in accountancy.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30 1 hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000061664

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Day to day duties would include:

  • Basic accounts preparation work
  • Summarising transactions for Vat returns
  • Service Charge accounts
  • Audit work including occasional visits to client’s premises
  • Communication with clients

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

AAT Assistant Accountant Level 3

Typical job titles
Assistant Accountant / Trainee Accounting Technician / Accounts Clerk / Cashier Finance Assistant / Purchase Ledger Clerk / Sales Ledger Clerk

Duration
Typically 15 to 18 months

Level
3

Role Profile:
An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practise or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition, the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.

Entry Requirements:
Individual employers set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English, although some employers will accept other relevant qualifications and experience, including a relevant Level 2 qualification. Apprentices without English or Maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are aiming to support a suitable candidate working towards AAT qualification with a career pathway and continous professional study packages as your skills and experience grow (ACCA or ICAEW qualifications).


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Excel, Conscientious, Honest, Reliable, Self Motivated, Keen to learn and grow

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade A - C (7 - 4)) Essential

Things to consider

The vacancy may end sooner than the listed date so please complete your application ASAP.

About the employer

We are a firm of Chartered Accountants based near Brighton in Sussex on the South Coast of England. We have a mix of local, national and international clients. We pride ourselves on providing a first class professional yet personalised service tailored to our clients needs.

Employer

GIBSON APPLEBY & COMPANY (BRIGHTON)

Address

MRS P WELTHY

1-3 SHIP STREET

SHOREHAM BY SEA

BN43 5DG

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Training

Training provider

GREATER BRIGHTON METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

Contact

Apprenticeship Team

apprenticeship.team@gbmc.ac.uk

01903 273732

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)


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