What will the apprentice be doing?
Day to day bookkeeping.
Support with more senior staff members preparing statutory accounts.
Preparing personal tax returns.
Being involved with client tax planning and learning about the various methods we can use to help clients.
Preparing corporation tax returns.
Filing confirmation statements and managing this deadline for the firm's client bank.
Support with the firm's AML procedures and helping improve this going forward.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Professional Diploma - AAT Level 4 Professional is the final level, teaching you more complex accounting theory, and lets you choose two specialist subjects.
You'll learn about budgeting, management accounting, preparing financial statements, accounting systems, and tax.
This level builds on the knowledge you gained in the Advanced Diploma (Level 3).
After qualifying you can work in accounting roles or progress onto studying chartered accountancy. The course is made up of three mandatory units (also known as subjects), one synoptic unit, and five optional units. You must pass all the mandatory assessments, synoptic assessment, and two optional unit assessments to achieve the qualification.
The areas you will cover include: Financial Statements of Limited Companies Management Accounting: Budgeting Management Accounting: Decision and Control Professional synoptic assessment (Accounting Systems and Controls) Optional Units: Business Tax Personal Tax External Auditing Cash
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Progression from AAT into ACA.
As we are a new firm of accountants with a different approach, we are looking for people to train and qualify with the firm to then go on and help grow the firm and become directors after qualification.
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, Team working
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A* - 4/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A* - 4/B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade A-C) Essential
Things to consider
Benefits include: 20 days Annual Leave, plus Christmas not being taken from your allowance. Enrolment into the firm's pension scheme (5% employee contributions with 3% employer contributions). Commute Information: Parking available at the office. New Pudsey Train Station is the closest station and a 20 minute walk to the office.