AAT Trainee

Location
Amersham
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
19 Jun 2018
Closes
19 Jul 2018
Specialism
Finance
Sector
Accounting
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
August
Duration
24 months+

Wilkins Kennedy LLP Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers provide a full range of accounting and business advisory services to a diverse range of businesses and individuals across the UK and abroad.

As a fast growing, top 20 UK accountancy firm, Wilkins Kennedy LLP has an excellent reputation for assessing individual and business needs in a changing marketplace and delivering intelligent, practical financial solutions.

Wilkins Kennedy LLP operate from 18 regional offices based across the South of England with a turnover in excess of £45 million, 75 partners and over 650 members of staff.

We're looking for people with enquiring, lively minds and a strong sense of commitment. In return we offer an excellent training programme and career opportunities. 

Job Purpose

We use a leading firm of accountancy tutors to help you prepare for, and pass, your exams. The study method we have found to be the most effective is a combination of a home study programme and study leave to attend courses spread throughout the duration of your three-year training contract. Just as importantly, you need to have experience of working and learning on a variety of assignments with different clients. 

We will help you to get the right mix, and we'll expect you to take responsibility for projects and people as soon as you're ready. In addition, you'll acquire strong IT, communication and management skills.

On qualification, you may wish to specialise in areas such as taxation, corporate finance or insolvency or to follow a more generalist route. The choice is yours.

Many of our partners started with us as trainees and now run their own client portfolios. In addition, trainees qualifying with us are often offered opportunities working with our clients. Whichever direction you choose to go in, you will have a qualification and a bank of experience that will provide an excellent grounding for your future.

Skills & Experiences

  • Minimum 300 UCAS points at A level (or equivalent)
  • A or B in at least 5 GCSEs (including Maths and English Language)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to handle responsibility
  • Ambition

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