AAT Apprentice Accountant

Recruiter
Price Bailey
Location
1, Dane Street, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 3BT
Salary
£18,000.00 annually
Posted
22 Mar 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Ref
VAC001516228
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
Vacancy Description

If you want to become a trusted business adviser without going to university, we could have the career path for you. Our school leaver apprentice programme offers on-the-job training and an opportunity to study for professional qualifications whilst earning.

With us, you could gain a highly regarded and professionally recognised qualification alongside a salaried full-time job, without the expense of university fees. We offer practicalexperience from day one, working on client projects alongside highly experienced professionals.

Each apprentice has the opportunity to gain qualifications on our school leaver programme; this includes Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT), Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) and many more.

Duties may include:
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Setting up bank feeds
  • Regular communication with clients
  • Journal entry
  • Trial balance preparation

During your first few weeks, you will have a full induction to Price Bailey and training on all the systems that you will be using on a day to day basis. You will also be looked after by a 'buddy', who will be there to give you with direct support whenever you need it.

Applications for our school leaver programme are open from 7 January 2019 - 31 May 2019.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Highly numerate
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Able to work as part of a team effectively
  • Strong time management/organisation skills


Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn
  • Committed to a career in accountancy
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communicator at all levels
  • Positive and solutions focused
  • Professional


Desired qualifications

  • 3 x A level's grade B or above


Future prospects

The apprentices can go on to complete their ACA qualification after their AAT meaning they can get fully qualified within Price Bailey. In terms of long term opportunities, we offer secondment opportunities across teams in order to upskill our staff members as well as continual CPD programmes to make sure that they never stop learning. Many of our board members started as trainees after school/college so they are a fantastic example of just how far it's possible to go within PB.

Things to consider

Benefits include:
  • Parking
  • 20 days holiday whilst training, 25 once qualified (can buy or sell up to 5 additional days via salary sacrifice)
  • Pension of 4% Employee matched with 3% employer
  • 4x Death in Service assurance
  • Various retail discounts by virtue of us being part of the UK 200
  • Smart Working (link to video explaining this is - https://www.pricebailey.co.uk/careers-2/graduates/working-price-bailey/ )
  • Cycle to work Scheme

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