What will the apprentice be doing?
Clients choose us not only for our expertise in our specialist areas but also because of our friendly, straightforward approach.
We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Accounts and Audit Team as an ACA apprentice under the Level 7 Apprenticeship. As well as completing your ACA and apprenticeship qualification you will be learning to audit and complete statutory accounts. We have a diverse portfolio of clients in many different sectors so at the end you will have good well-rounded experience in accounts and audit which makes you a better accountant.
This is a very interesting and demanding role as our work is driven by internal and external deadlines, outstanding communication skills both written and verbal are essential. You will also need to commit to the study requirements to successfully pass the exams.
Ability to manage and organise your workload will be a key requirement. There is a great opportunity for career progression pre and post qualification. Role is split roughly 50% accounts and 50% audit. We have a relaxed and friendly office, good salary and career progression as your skills and knowledge increase.
Duties in this role include:
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Preparing statutory accounts for Sole Traders and Limited companies.
- Involved in planning and conducting audits.
- Completing corporation tax calculations.
ACA Level 7
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: 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?
Once qualified progression to Assistant Manager/Manager.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative Qualifications
A Level or equivalent 3 x A-Levels (Grade A-B) Essential
Other Degree (Grade 2:1) Essential Things to consider
Benefits Include: 20 days annual leave - This will increase on qualification to min 26 and then 27 after 4 years service. Private medical and life insurance after 1 year service. On site gym. Salary sacrifice pension. Drinks on Fridays. Fruit Circuits Classes twice a week via zoom. Cycle to work scheme. Social activities. Annual bonus scheme.