Advanced Apprentice - Accounting and Taxation

29 May 2019
24 Jun 2019
Start Date
12-18 months

We are looking for someone who is polished, mature for their age and could interact with clients and team members. With a good academic background and an enquiring mind, keen and motivated - willing to learn – with strong GCSE grades, especially Mathematics.

Here are some of the tasks included within the role:

  • Accounting and book-keeping
  • Entering and keeping information up to date on client accounts
  • Carrying out reconciliations and basic bookkeeping
  • Accounting analysis preparation
  • Input into the preparation of client statutory account
  • Taxation analysis
  • Bank reconciliations and identification of information on client accounts
  • Input into preparation of client taxation returns

Other client work

  • Meeting and greeting visitors to the office
  • Answering the M Cubed landline and directing calls
  • Preparing client bills and creating engagement letters
  • Receiving the morning post, logging this onto the server, paper filing, using the franking machine and putting the post out at the end of the day


  • Being responsible for office stationary & supplies
  • Petty cash control

Possible progression to trainee accountant

  • Possible progress to trainee accountant after 1 year
  • Possible progress to become the payroll accountant for the practice including liaising with clients and processing their monthly payroll

Desired Skills

The successful candidate will have the essential skills of:

  • Friendly, sociable person with a good telephone manner
  • Attention to detail and pride in what they do
  • Effective Communicator

Personal Qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Willing to learn
  • Team player
  • Wanting a career in accountancy

M Cubed was established in 2005 and even today, we continue to build on our enviable reputation for providing excellent advice and first-class service to our business and personal clients alike.  At the core of M Cubed is a highly experienced team of Chartered Accountants and Tax & Business specialists drawn from a "big 4" background, of Deloitte, KPMG and Ernst & Young Cap Gemini.

We have many clients not just in Leicester, but also nationally, and we service businesses, small and large, across many sectors including:

  • Digital agencies
  • The professions
  • The service sector
  • The construction industry
  • Manufacturers and retailers

As well as accountancy and tax skills, our partners also have individual specialisms which enable us to provide clients with a first class tailored service. With our wealth of experience, we pride ourselves on delivering an unparalleled service to all clients, whatever their size or sector.

In addition to traditional accounting and tax services, we also provide advice on how to improve and develop your business. Whether you need an integrated business strategy, access to corporate finance or specialist tax advice, we are here to help you achieve your goals.

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