ACA Accounts Associate Apprentice

Haines Watts (Derby)

UK, DE24 8HP

Closes in 3 days (Sunday 21 July)

Posted on 2 July 2024


Summary

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 7 ACA apprenticeship with Haines Watts and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the qualification.

Annual wage
£22,000 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Accountancy or taxation professional (level 7)
Hours
35 hours. Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 22 July

Duration

3 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

ACCA Level 7

There are three levels including Applied Knowledge, Applied Skills and Strategic Professional.

Applied Knowledge helps you understand the role of accounting in the business environment, and develop the practical skills and techniques expected of an accountant working in business.

The area you will cover include:

  • Business and Technology
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Applied Skills encourages you to develop a broad understanding of the role of accounting in business, and how to interpret financial information.

The area you will cover include:

  • Corporate and business law (ENG) (LW)
  • Performance Management (PM)
  • Taxation (TX-UK)
  • Financial Reporting (FR)
  • Audit and Assurance (AA)
  • Financial Management (FM)

By studying Strategic Professional, you’ll learn advanced techniques, skills, and the professional ethics required of an accountant or consultant operating at a senior level. Once you’ve successfully passed you can apply to be a full member of ACCA.

The area you will cover include:

Essentials

  • Strategic Business Leader
  • Strategic Business Reporting

Options

  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Advanced Performance Management
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be successful in this job role, this includes, Business Awareness, Ethics, Communication, Leadership, Planning and Prioritisation and Problem Solving. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment.

The Knowledge areas of the standard will typically be covered through completion of the qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.

Where you’ll work

10 Stadium Business Court, Millennium Way

Derby

Derbyshire

UK

DE24 8HP

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

Your training course

Accountancy or taxation professional (level 7)

Equal to master’s degree

Course contents
  • Build trusted and sustainable relationships with individuals and organisations. Consistently support individuals and collaborate to achieve results as part of a team.
  • Influence the impact of business decisions on relevant and affected communities based on an appreciation of different organisations and the environments in which they operate.
  • Communicate in a clear, articulate and appropriate manner.  Adapt communications to suit different  situations, individuals or teams.
  • Identify ethical dilemmas, understand the implications and behave appropriately. Understand their legal responsibilities, both within the letter and the spirit of the law, as well as be aware of the procedures for reporting concerns over potentially unethical activities.
  • Take ownership of allocated projects and effectively manage their own time and the time of others.  Demonstrate good project management skills to deliver high quality work within the appropriate timeline. Act as a role model and motivate others to deliver results.
  • Evaluate information quickly and draw accurate conclusions. Assess a problem from multiple angles  to ensure all relevant issues are considered. Gather the appropriate facts and evidence in order to make decisions effectively.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4-9)
    • Maths (grade 4-9)
    • Degree (grade 2.1)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working

    Other requirements

    Benefits include 22 days annual leave. Pension scheme after 3 months Good rewards package

    About this company

    We are a well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.We are proudly known as an excellent place to work, with the prized one-star accreditation for employee engagement from Best Companies, an accreditation showing our 'very good' levels of workplace engagement.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Study support package if applicable
    • Excellent personal development programmes to support career growth opportunities
    • Structured development and leadership training
    • Ability to progress all the way to the top

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262185.

    Apply now

    Closes in 3 days (Sunday 21 July)

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