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Professional Accounts Apprentice

Kings House, Home Park Estate, Station Road, WD4 8LZ
£19,000.00 annually
Closing date
2 Feb 2023

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What will the apprentice be doing?

At least a year's experience working in an accountancy practice including bookkeeping is essential. On-the-job training will be given although experience using Sage, and some basic accounts preparation, might be considered useful.
  • Bookkeeping
  • Prepare VAT returns with training
  • Prepare small sets of accounts and non-trading accounts using firms accounts plan
  • Excel analysis
  • Prepare simple corporation tax computations with training
  • Small sets of management accounts with training
  • Perform audit tests with training
  • Answering the phone and emails
  • Monitoring and maintaining deadlines
  • Preparing letters and invoices from templates
  • Chasing information and payments from clients
  • General administrative tasks e.g. post, filing, scanning, uploading accounts, maintaining deadlines
  • Internet research
  • Ad hoc work and support

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 4 Professional accounting or taxation technician standard.

The instructor led, weekly, classroom training will take you through all of the AAT Level 4 curriculum. You will be provided with books and online tools to allow further training. A full training schedule is provided upon a confirmed start date; however training is typical 1 day per week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is the opportunity to progress to a more senior level with the firm and a career within accountancy.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

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