Supporting our existing team, this is a varied role where you will learn different aspects of accountancy, bookkeeping, accounts & tax, and compliance. The candidate will also deal with clients and will need to demonstrate good communication skills.
Closing date: 16 Dec 2022
Total hours per week: 35
Possible start date
16 Jan 2023
28 Jul 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
- Bookkeeping: The role requires bookkeeping skills to process a portfolio of our outsourced bookkeeping contracts. These mainly use Xero software but Sage and QuickBooks may also be used. Solid double-entry knowledge will be acquired, along with the ability to complete monthly accounts to Trial Balance.
- Tax & Accounts: Compiling records for the completion of YE accounts & tax returns, assisting with completing returns and communicating with clients for data collection and sign-off of various documents.
- Compliance: You will be trained to maintain and update client records on our Practice Management software as well as ID verification and AML compliance.
- Financial administration: Assistance with day-to-day financial administration both internal and on behalf of clients.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Working towards completing Level 2 Accounts or Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard. Attendance at Hertford Regional College one day per week to achieve AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
There will be opportunities for progression and a permanent position subject to performance.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C (9-4)) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
HERTFORD REGIONAL COLLEGE
The Apprenticeship Team
Accounts or finance assistant
Level 2 (GCSE)
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