L4 Accounting Technician Apprentice

Recruiter
Taxassist Accountants
Location
344, Blackpool Road, Preston, PR2 3AA
Salary
£240.00 per week
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
VAC001546297
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
October
Duration
Permanent
The key duties of the post are as follows:
  • Processing and paying invoices
  • Recording receipts and payments
  • Preparing and checking ledger balances and other monthly annual accounts
  • Completing and submitting tax returns
  • Monitoring company expenses
  • Drafting financial reports
  • Planning and budget control
  • Communicate and liaise verbally and in writing between clients/visitors/enquirers and staff and interpret and respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions
  • Manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public
  • Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures
  • Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility
  • Plus other duties consistent with the grade as directed


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Maintain consistent attendance and punctuality
  • General PC skills with knowledge of MS Office
  • Commitment to the role and in progressing their own career.
  • Problem solving skills


Personal qualities

  • Flexible, Committed and Hard working.
  • Articulate, Numerate with Attention to detail.
  • Maturity to self-manage and show initiative when needed
  • Positive Attitude
  • Pleasant and friendly approach
  • Smart Professional Appearance (Client facing role)


Desired qualifications

  • Must have Level 3 AAT qualification
  • 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office - Outlook, Word and Excel


Future prospects

  • We focus on long-term staff retention and career development opportunities are available to the right candidates


Things to consider

  • January is always a busy month for the practice. Increased workload with some time pressure to complete - but we have a good team who help each other out when needed
  • Dealing with general public means that sometimes there will be a difficult client - in those cases they are referred directly to the partner

Why consider TaxAssist Accountants
  • Be part of a UK-wide, recognised Top 30 accountancy network while benefiting from being in a friendly, local business atmosphere
  • Experience the rewarding and varied nature of working with local small businesses. You will be helping a wide range of small business owners with their finances; no two days will be the same
  • Receive support from a large accountancy network and Support Centre for technical and business development support
  • Access to training, CPD, guidance, tools and videos to expand your soft skills and technical knowledge
  • We focus on long-term staff retention and career development opportunities are available to the right candidates
  • We're quick to adapt, are advocates of cloud bookkeeping and other time-saving products - we take innovation seriously

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