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ACA Apprentice Accountant

Kaplan Financial
Closing date
7 Jan 2024

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24 months+

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Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 7 ACA apprenticeship with GLM Ghest Lloyd and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including preparing corporation tax computation and payroll reports.

Duties will include:

We are looking for a driven candidate who would be interested in pursuing a career within accounting. We are providing a personalized service to business owners and individuals. Joining as an Accounting Apprentice, you will be providing accountancy and business support services to a portfolio of clients, operating across various industries. You will be working under the guidance of the senior accountants. We are a well-established firm that embraces all of the latest technology enabling us to provide up to date real-time support to our clients. We are dynamic and continue to grow.

We are recruiting for a staff member who will report to the partner and senior members of the team. This role will involve contributing to the provision of an excellent range of accounting and tax services to all of our clients. The ideal candidate will be process driven, be able to take a common-sense approach and use analytical skills.

  • Post trial balances on to accounts software.
  • Analyse bank statements in to cash books in excel and post on to accounts software.
  • Complete accounts file working papers in excel.
  • Apply accounting principles.
  • Identify client queries.
  • Post any accounting journals and disclosure data into accounts software.
  • Prepare corporation tax computation.
  • Prepare accounts file for accounts meeting.
  • Complete a file for signing pack.
  • Bookkeeping in accountancy software.
  • Preparation of Payroll reports Ad hoc administrative duties as needed by the office.
  • Preparation and submission of VAT, CIS, Corporation Tax and Self-Assessment returns to HMRC

Qualifications required:

  • Degree 2:1 is desirable
  • A levels grade A-C or 120 UCAS points.
  • GCSE's grades 9/A* - 4/C including Maths and English at 6/B minimum.

Skills required:

  • Competent on Excel Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Qualities required:

  • Adaptable and wanting to develop skills across various fields of accountancy and taxation. Strong organisational skills and the ability to balance workloads to manage the needs of various clients. Attention to detail is essential. The ability to remain calm under pressure. Proactive and willing to take on increased responsibility when ready. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Good relationship building skills. You will need to be flexible and be prepared to help others when needed. You will also have the ability to be able to work within a team.

Other information:

Benefits include:

  • Holidays 20 + bank holidays.
  • Statutory pension.
  • On site parking.

Future prospects:

You will be part of the practice’s continued expansion and will be expected to want to progress within the company whilst completing the ACA qualification. There will also be the opportunity to carry out further study upon completion of the ACA. The Company will provide study support towards all professional accountancy qualifications. This is a permanent position therefore once the Apprenticeship is completed you will be a permanent staff member with progression opportunity. Having any sort of accounting experience is extremely advantageous, however this is not essential. If you are keen to secure an entry level role within an expanding accountancy firm offering a great start to your career, as well as a great career path to progress please apply today to find out more.

Company description:

Providing financial services covering accountancy, auditing and tax.




We have been educating and training students for over 70 years, and have helped thousands of people achieve their career goals. We offer apprenticeships from Level 2 to Level 7 and cover Accountancy, Banking, Data, Financial Services, Insurance, and IT.

We offer study methods to suit all types of learning, whether you want to be face-to-face, or left alone to study in your own time. You’ll always be supported by a great team during your apprenticeship, and will always have someone to talk to.

Our expert tutors deliver apprenticeship training in our classrooms and via Live Online, our online classroom. All of the training is delivered through a blended approach of home study, recorded lectures, podcasts, and onsite tuition. Experienced assessors will visit you every eight weeks throughout your Apprenticeship, who will observe, support, and guide you.

We’ll help you fit your studies around your work and personal life. No matter which option best suits you and your employer, you’ll get the same exceptional level of Kaplan quality - confidence, support, and flexibility.

Company info
0161 259 7400
5th floor 1, Broad Gate
22 - 26 The Headrow
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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