Assistant Accountant Apprentice SANDWELL ACCOUNTANCY SERVICES LTD

An excellent opportunity to work in an established, family-run accountancy practice in the Black Country, with over 40 years’ experience. You will work in the accountancy department alongside senior accountants, supporting the team, whilst completing a Level 3 Accounts apprenticeship and having the opportunity to progress through all levels.

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Closing date: 14 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,570.56

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm with an hour for lunch at 12.00pm - 1.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000198776

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include but not be limited to:

  • Processing purchase and sales information into software
  • Organising client paperwork
  • Processing information into document management system
  • Understand transactional processes of accounting and their use within a finance function
  • Know a range of routine accounts reports, reports and their use within the finance function
  • Aware of basic accountancy concepts and double entry bookkeeping
  • Understands the importance of the need to keep up-to-date with relevant policies, procedures, regulatory or system changes
  • Deals effectively with a range of stakeholders using appropriate communication methods to deliver accurate and timely results
  • Actively identifies team workload problems and offers to support peers where appropriate
  • Other duties when required

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

  • Assistant accountant level 3 standard apprenticeship
  • 20% off the job training
  • Weekly half day virtual learning
  • Functional skills if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The opportunity to gain full time permanent employment and progress to other levels of AAT.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent AAT/Accounting (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

An established accountancy practice, based in the Black Country, providing services to clients nationwide. We offer a wide range of accounting services to businesses and private individuals, since 1973. As trusted local accountants, we provide our clients with a key contact to deal with all your queries and questions. We offer our clients a truly personal touch along with accurate, expert advice and a dedicated contact person who will always respond in a timely manner to your queries.

Employer

SANDWELL ACCOUNTANCY SERVICES LTD

Address

OLDBANK BUILDING

UPPER HIGH STREET

CRADLEY HEATH

B64 5HY

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Training

Training provider

WALSALL COLLEGE

Contact

Cally Sutherland

csutherland@walsallcollege.ac.uk

01922 657000

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)


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