What will the apprentice be doing?
Hands on role. On the job training, with constant learning. XERO training and training on other cloud based software's will be provided. Duties include: Book-keeping. Statutory accounts production. Basic tax computations. Emails and telephone conversations with clients. Working alongside colleagues on specific ad hoc tasks eg data manipulation / csvs / inputs.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
ACA is a great option if you're looking to become a chartered accountant and work in accountancy and finance. It opens a wealth of opportunities, as you can specialise in specific areas or sectors, or work broadly across multiple industries. You'll also need to have 450 practical work experience days. Certificate Level: You'll be introduced to the essentials of accountancy, finance, and businesses. You'll learn about double-entry accounting, assurance, business and technology, law, management, and taxation. Professional Level: This level teaches you how to apply technical knowledge to real-life scenarios. You'll deepen your knowledge on financial reporting, audit and assurance, tax compliance, finance management, business strategy, and business planning. Advanced Level: You will give you the skills to understand how accountancy and finance works within businesses. You'll learn about corporate reporting and strategic business management.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
We are looking at the next generation to lead our practice. We are looking for quick learners who will be committed, work hard and sail through the ACA exams.We would expect that post qualification, you would be assigned a small portfolio of your own clients, gradually increasing responsibilities over time to ultimately reach senior management. We have the backing of ETL Group to encourage and assist share ownership for key senior employees who ultimately manage the practice and have a direct stake in its success. Your ACA qualification would see a large increase..
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A - 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A - 4/C) Essential
Things to consider
Benefits include:Free parking available in staff car park.0-5 years service : 23 days (plus 8 bank holidays) 5-9 years service : 26 days (plus 8 bank holidays) 10+ years : 28 days (plus 8 bank holidays) Pension 5% employer (plus 3% employee) £50 vouchers at Christmas and for your birthday Fully funded Christmas party! Death in service - 2 times salaryPlease note the interview and start dates are flexile and just a guide.