Assistant Management Accountant Apprentice (Amwins Global Risk) AMWINS GLOBAL RISKS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Opportunity for an ambitious Assistant Management Accountant to join our Finance team. This is an important role providing day-to-day expense and tax accounting support to the senior management accountant to ensure the achievement of individual, team and Company ambitious goals.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £35,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000257570

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Practically this will include posting journals especially around accruals, prepayments, fixed assets and deferred rent, producing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, variance analysis, assisting preparing financial statements and accounts, preparing VAT returns and supporting other tax filings, intercompany analysis and process.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and posting of key monthly expense and tax-based journals, including, but not limited to, accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, inter company, deferred rent and tax, all to support the production of the monthly management accounts. 
  • Investigate month end variance analysis identified by the Expense and Tax Manager to support the monthly management accounts and commentary files provided to each cost centre. 
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation analysis for key Group balance sheet accounts. 
  • Support preparation of the year end statutory accounts for the Group and consolidation entity in accordance with the current accounting standards, including posting any UK GAAP statutory journals requested by the Expense and Tax Manager. 
  • Support the senior management accountant on the preparation of various tax files, including VAT, corporation tax and PSA. 
  • Support the Expense and Tax Manager with documentation of all processes and controls in order to support the year end audit, including various process improvement initiatives. 
  • Supporting other Finance teams within the Cheltenham office including Treasury and AP as and when needed. 
  • Support the wider Finance team in completion of various group entity Financial Statements along with information requests from the US Central Finance team.

The training you will be getting

As an Accounting Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Accountancy Taxation Professional Apprenticeship at Level 7. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake the ACCA/CIMA professional 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

Permanent role on offer with a commitment to becoming fully qualified. On going training and development within the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Management account experience, To work collaboratively, Strong interpersonal skills, Microsoft Office Packages, Willingness to develop further, Customer service, Communicating and Influencing, Planning and Organising, Management of Information

Qualifications

Other A lower level accountancy or tax qualification (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential

Things to consider

We advise that applicants who do not already hold a lower level accountancy or tax qualification, a degree, or have related work experience should complete the Level 3 or 4 apprenticeship before progressing onto Level 7.

About the employer

At Amwins Global Risks, we succeed together. We're not ‘just another London broker’ placing risks and signing contracts. We're forging relationships that are built to last. With over 700 employees around the world and a global footprint across more than 150 countries, we've cemented our place as a top 10 contributor to Lloyd's. Insurance is a relationship-based business, and achieving success means hiring the best talent in the industry. When you join us, we will encourage and support your professional and personal development as we invest in you and your learning to help you succeed and grow. We believe in a flat organisational structure that prizes expertise and relationships equally. We've built a workplace where talent, collaboration and inclusivity are valued, and our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion helps cultivate an open, welcoming workplace where everyone who works with us can be themselves.

Employer

AMWINS GLOBAL RISKS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Address

The Brewery Quarter, The High Street

Cheltenham

GL50 3FF

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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

Nabila Lotfy

nabilalotfy@bpp.com

0203 834 2872

Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

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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