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Accounts Assistant Apprentice ACCOUNTING FOR YOU LTD

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.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,100.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000070573

  • Positions

    1 available

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

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C (9-4)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C (9-4)) Essential

Things to consider

Prior to shortlisting your application for any vacancy, your qualifications will be checked. You must check how you are going to travel to the workplace, including mileage, expense, and time. Please note this is a dog-friendly office - we have a Miniature Schnauzer office dog called Coco.

About the employer

We are a friendly local accountancy practice based just off St Peter’s Street in the town centre of St Albans. We have 7 team members plus an office dog called Coco. Our offices are modern and open plan although located in a 16th century building. Our team is personable and engaging with many social activities.

Employer

ACCOUNTING FOR YOU LTD

Address

2 ADELAIDE STREET

ST ALBANS

AL3 5BH

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Training

Training provider

HERTFORD REGIONAL COLLEGE

Contact

The Apprenticeship Team

apprenticeship@hrc.ac.uk

01992411572

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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