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AAT Level 3 Accounts Assistant Apprentice Fletcher Priest Architects LLP

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 3 apprenticeship with Fletcher Priest Architects LLP and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

    School leaver (18+) : £ 16,000

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:30am to 6pm with an hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Weeks

  • Possible start date

    24 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000062761

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for a Finance Assistant to work alongside our existing team. The team consists of the Finance Partner, Financial Controller and Finance Assistant. The role will be focused on purchase ledger duties and general assistance to the rest of the team
Responsibility:
Purchase ledger function:

Checking purchase invoices off against purchase orders or obtaining approval from partners and associates .
Agreeing numerical accuracy of purchase invoices.
Code purchase invoices to correct job number or overhead account.
Entering purchase invoices into the accounting system.
Assisting with the payment process of purchase invoices.
Handling supplier queries.
Agreeing supplier statement balances to aged creditors & following through differences.
Staff expenses processing.
Cash and Petty cash reconciliations.
General ad hoc assistance.

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

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3. This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in an accounting or finance role. Their work could include assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. You will be studying the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting. This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You will study 5 units: Financial Accounting; Preparing Financial Statements (FAPS). Management Accounting Techniques (MATS). Tax Processes for Business (TPFB). Business Awareness (BUAW). Advanced Synoptic Assessment (ADSY) which forms part of your End Point Assessment. Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Excellent training ground due to small team which means there are opportunities to get involved in a variety of aspects across the finance function beyond purchase ledger when appropriate and you’ll see at first hand all the different aspects of the finance function.
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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent math (Grade 9/A*-4/ C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-4/ C) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3x A-Levels (Grade A-C) Essential
Other AAT Level 2 (Grade pass) Desired

Things to consider

Benefits: 22 days holiday plus bank holidays and office closure days between Christmas and new Year. Pension 4% employer contribution. Discretionary annual bonus depending on practice profits, last year was equivalent to 7% salary. Subsidised gym or medical insurance.

About the employer

Fletcher Priest Architects was established in 1978. Our London office consists of around 115 people and was established and remains located in the heart of the West End. Our work covers urban design, architecture and interior design with a specialised knowledge of office and workplace design. The skills and experience of specialist within each scale of work informs the other. We are one of the largest practices in the UK

Employer

Fletcher Priest Architects LLP

Address

Middlesex house, 34 – 42 Cleveland Street

London

W1T 4JE

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Training

Training provider

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)


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.

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Closing date: today