Small Business Team Level 4 Professional Accounting Tax Technician Apprentice

Phoenix House Suite 8, Christopher Martin Road, Basildon, SS14 3EZ
£12,000.00 - £14,000.00 annually
31 May 2019
01 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
  • To learn the relevant technical skills and to work as part of the Small Business team by applying those technical skills and by carrying out tasks under close coaching and supervision
  • To take responsibility for individual assignments, ensuring the effective and timely delivery and the quality of service meets the firm's aims
  • Gain appropriate practical experience and technical knowledge to enable you to fulfil the purpose of your role
  • Complete multiple Small Business assignments and associated other work under supervision from Managers, Client Managers, Seniors and Semi-Seniors
  • Develop a good working knowledge of the firm's systems and processes
  • Be accountable for the planning and completion of the work assigned to you
  • Perform routine tasks as directed by other Team Members

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Completion of AAT Level 3 (if already on AAT path)
  • Good time management
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Attention to detail
  • IT confident
  • Ability to liaise with clients of all ages

Personal qualities

All Team Members are expected to demonstrate our values of Passionate, Personal and Professional:
  • Understands the firm's ethos of 'passionate, personal and professional' and uses this in your approach to work and clients, and follow the service standards set
  • A personal approach is applied to everything you do, internally and externally; ensuring you always consider the recipient of your communications and actions
  • Always behaves professionally; demonstrates strong moral values; uses common sense and practical approach to overcome problems, applying sensitivity in difficult or tense situations
  • Has good verbal and written communication skills
  • Works co-operatively in teams
  • Establishes rapport with peers
  • Desire to work within an accountancy practice
  • Attention to detail
  • Desire to learn

Desired qualifications

  • 5 good GCSE grades, including maths and English at grade C/4 or above
  • 3 good A-Level passes

Future prospects

  • Progression opportunities for further accountancy qualifications (Level 7 AAT)

Things to consider

  • As part of the apprenticeship you will be sitting AAT exams so please consider how you feel about needing to study and sit professional accountancy exams. You will also be required to attend college in Chelmsford

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