Accounts Assistant Apprentice (Fideres Partners LLP) FIDERES ADVISORS CONSULTING LTD

You will be a hard-working, proactive individual who is keen to get exposure in a small but innovative economic consultancy. In return, we will fully support you in your completion of your accounting apprenticeship through which you will be able to develop over the long term as a professional accountant.

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Closing date: 20 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

    Salary - £18,000 - £20,000

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 May 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246130

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

In return, we will fully support you in your completion of your accounting apprenticeship through which you will be able to develop over the long term as a professional accountant.

Our apprenticeship is a level 3 apprenticeship,you will need minimum of 3 A Levels (A* to C) including Maths or Accounting, or a BTEC Level 3 with Distinction. Spanish or Italian conversational skills would be highly advantageous but are not essential.
 
The apprenticeship will be fully funded by Fideres and paid study leave days will be provided.

Duties will include:

  • Day to day Xero bookkeeping including processing of bank transactions and intercompany transactions
  • Process staff and partner expenses
  • Process invoice payments
  • Creating client invoices and generating time-keeping reports, for each project
  • Undertake credit control and produce weekly receivables reports
  • Assist with the quarterly VAT Returns and ad-hoc HMRC queries
  • Administer monthly payroll and benefits in conjunction with third party providers
  • Assist with month end – WIP, accruals, prepayments and depreciation journal postings
  • Assist with monthly management packs consisting of KPIs, PL. variances, Balance Sheet Analysis, Cashflow Summary, Payables, Receivables and FX Exposure
  • Assist with preparation of Quarterly management report
  • Other bookkeeping and accounts administration tasks as may be required from time to time

The training you will be getting

  • As an Accountancy Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship at Level 3. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake the AAT Level 3 qualification
  • The apprenticeship will be completed at a BPP centre or via the Online Classroom platform, in addition to at the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The ideal candidate will be employed full time after their apprenticeship ends

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Microsoft Office applications, Excel skills, PowerPoint skills, Helpful and shows initiative, Interpersonal skills, Multitasking skills, Management of deadlines, Express own opinion, Self motivated

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 8 GSCE’s including Maths & English (Grade (A*-B/9-3 or equivalent)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Minimum of 3 A Levels (Grade Distinction) Essential

Things to consider

· 25 days plus bank holiday · Private medical insurance · Company pension scheme · Other competitive benefits

About the employer

Fideres was founded in 2009 out of the financial crisis to investigate corporate misconduct and abuses and is now a provider of economic analysis to law firms and their clients as well as regulators. This can include working alongside law firms, investigating wrongful conduct to allow clients to take action and providing expert testimony at court. We have been engaged by all major US and UK litigation law firms, governments, and other public-sector entities to assist in numerous high-profile antitrust investigations and private litigation, spanning across several industries and jurisdictions. We have developed innovative modelling techniques for highly complex competition and financial issues, and our work has contributed to a heightened standard of economic evidence in litigation globally, particularly in class action.

Employer

FIDERES ADVISORS CONSULTING LTD

Address

106 Weston Street

London

SE1 3QB

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Training

Training provider

BPP PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Megan Finn

meganfinn@bpp.com

0203 8342872

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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