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Accounts Assistant Apprentice Equitix Management Services Limited

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 7 apprenticeship with Equitix Management Services Limited and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the ACA Level 7 qualification.

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

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065755

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

An apprenticeship with Equitix Management Services offers the chance to join a fast-growing company operating at the heart of social infrastructure in the UK.

As a member of the finance team at EMS, you will be given responsibility for a portfolio of project companies across a variety of sectors including education, healthcare, social housing, student accommodation and renewable energy.
The graduate scheme will last for three years during which you will work in an exciting, challenging and dynamic environment. You will be given the opportunity to develop both technical and interpersonal skills, learning how to communicate with a variety of stakeholders, develop an analytical mind set and think proactively and strategically.

Your principle responsibilities will initially involve:

  • Accounts payable and receivable.
  • Cash, debt and treasury management.
  • Company secretarial, management and statutory accounts reporting.
  • HMRC compliance.

    During your three years you will progress towards managing your own portfolio of project companies, including financial management, oversight of junior staff, financial modelling and presentation of project financial performance at quarterly board meetings.

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

ACA is a great option if you’re looking to become a chartered accountant and work in accountancy and finance. It opens a wealth of opportunities, as you can specialise in specific areas or sectors, or work broadly across multiple industries.

You’ll also need to have 450 practical work experience days.

Certificate Level: You’ll be introduced to the essentials of accountancy, finance, and businesses. You’ll learn about double-entry accounting, assurance, business and technology, law, management, and taxation.

Professional Level: This level teaches you how to apply technical knowledge to real-life scenarios. You’ll deepen your knowledge on financial reporting, audit and assurance, tax compliance, finance management, business strategy, and business planning.

Advanced Level: You will give you the skills to understand how accountancy and finance works within businesses.

You’ll learn about corporate reporting and strategic business management.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

During your three years you will progress towards managing your own portfolio of project companies, including financial management, oversight of junior staff, financial modelling and presentation of project financial performance at quarterly board meetings.

EMS has a strong track record of developing and nurturing talent, guiding graduates through their professional qualifications and encouraging and training them towards roles of leadership within the business in the future.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Benefits Include: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. 5% employer pension contributions to Scottish Widows company scheme. Vitality Private Health Insurance. Group life cover and Income protection.

About the employer

EMS provides top quality management services in the infrastructure, renewables and real estate sectors. We offer exceptional value for money by charging fees that are competitive whilst going the extra mile to help our clients to optimise the performance of their investments.EMS is a fast-growing business, relishing opportunities to expand into new sectors and regions, and striving for continuous improvement in everything we do.

Employer

Equitix Management Services Limited

Address

Toronto Street

Leeds

LS1 2HJ

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Training

Training provider

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)


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: 28 Aug 2022