Apprentice Accountant SPOTLIGHT ACCOUNTING LTD

We seek an apprentice accountant to join the team at Spotlight. Whilst starting as a junior accountant this position is a pathway to potentially become a fully qualified chartered accountant managing your own portfolio of clients.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    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

    9.00am - 5.00pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000260923

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Within the first 12 months this position will involve:

  • Preparation of accounts from incomplete records
  • Preparation of year end working papers for review
  • Book-keeping both for clients and the firm
  • VAT return preparation
  • Basic payroll preparation

Initially the role will involve tasks appropriate to a junior position. These will include administrative tasks such as marketing support, data entry, dealing with post, client emails and telephone calls.

The training you will be getting

Accounts / Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
Following enrolment, learners engage in a blended programme of training and support that will include attendance at group training sessions, self-directed learning, email and face-to-face support from their trainer / assessor where you will be working towards the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting as well as a programme of training devised by the employer.

Functional Skills in mathematics and English. These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life and are assessed by the completion of written and on-line tests
Following enrolment, learners engage in a blended programme of training and support that will include attendance at group training sessions, self-directed learning, email and face-to-face support from their trainer / assessor as well as a programme of training devised by the employer.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Whilst starting as a junior accountant this position is a pathway to potentially become a fully qualified chartered accountant managing your own portfolio of clients.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

Spotlight is a growing chartered accountancy practice with a mission to help our clients make their businesses more profitable and reach their full potential. We are a forward-thinking employer that cares about employee development and when you join Spotlight you become part of our team.  We are a team that cares deeply about its clients, and you will be involved in ensuring that we deliver the information they need to achieve their personal and business goals.

Employer

SPOTLIGHT ACCOUNTING LTD

Address

Market Chambers

2b Market Place

Shifnal

TF11 9AZ

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Training

Training provider

SBC TRAINING 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

Colin Preece

colin.preece@sbc-training.co.uk

01743454810

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


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