Tax and Accountancy Apprenticeship FWD ACCOUNTS LIMITED

We are a tax and accountancy practice that gives forward looking pro-active advice to our clients. We use technology to help our clients and to work efficiently. We are based in Bury St Edmunds and our office is on Moreton Hall. We are looking for an apprentice accountant and tax adviser, to be part of our small team, full training will be given.

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

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,625.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248223

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main duties will include:

  • Payroll processing and reporting
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT returns
  • Sole Trader accounts
  • Personal tax returns
  • Use of cloud based accounting software
  • Limited company accounts
  • Company tax returns
  • CIS returns
  • Answering telephone
  • Photocopying and scanning
  • Talking to clients
  • Sending emails and letters

The training you will be getting

  • The learner will be studying the Accounts or Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship standard qualification, additionally study for the AAT.
  • Day release to West Suffolk College.
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once qualified the candidate can become a portfolio manager and client adviser. They can grow as the practice grows to a role that suits them.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Number skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5-9) Essential
AS Level or equivalent Maths and/or Economics (Grade C or abo) Desired

Things to consider

This is a computer-based job that suits candidates with a logical mind.

About the employer

They are a tax and accountancy practice that gives forward looking proactive advice to our clients. They use technology to help their clients and to work efficiently. They are based in Bury St Edmunds and our office is on Moreton Hall. They look after approx 250 businesses and their owners. Their clients are typically small owner managed businesses that need help with tax and accountancy. They have a lot of start up businesses and as they have grown theirselves from a start up they understand the pressures that business owners have.

Employer

FWD ACCOUNTS LIMITED

Address

7 Forbes Business Centre, Kempson Way

Bury St Edmunds

IP32 7AR

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

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

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Jul 2024