What will the apprentice be doing?
Reporting to: Account seniors/ BSD Seniors
Main job tasks and responsibilities:
Preparation of accounts for sole traders and partnerships
in the Business Services Department.
Bookkeeping for clients using cloud products.
Assisting account seniors on larger assignments including
audit clients both in the office and out at clients.
Progressing to the preparation of limited
company audit exempt accounts.
Administration tasks as required.
Ad hoc assignments.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Apprenticeship Level 4 ACA Certificate will develop your accountancy skills and technical knowledge, so you continue to add value to your company. You'll achieve a globally-recognised qualification (CFAB), and gain a deeper understanding of accountancy and finance, and how it relates on a wider business scale. This level consists of six exams that introduce the essentials of accountancy, finance, and businesses. The six exams also make up a standalone qualification: the ICAEW CFAB (ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business). The units are: Accounting (AC). Assurance (AS). Business, Technology & Finance (BTF). Law (LW). Management Information (MI). Principles of Taxation (PTX). Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Progression to Level 7 apprenticeship..
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative
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: 28 days holiday Workplace pension Onsite parking Pease note, the employer is open to the right candidate studying at Level 7 ACA and salary is dependant on experience. The employer is also open to a later start for those still in study with predicted grades.