Senior Associate - Professional Accounting / Taxation Technician Apprenticeship

New City Court, 20 St. Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RS
£18,000.00 annually
20 Aug 2019
20 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting the client onboarding journey
  • Working with new and exciting technology within an accounting firm
  • Finance system design & build and working with data structures
  • Supporting the design of rich bespoke client management information
  • Completing period end close procedures on behalf of clients (or supporting flinders team members in the process) and preparing management accounts/information
  • Reviewing close activities e.g. reconciliations, vat returns, prepayments/accruals & journals
  • Using and reporting from cloud accounting systems (e.g. Xero, QuickBooks, Sage One/Live)
  • Preparing and/or reviewing the monthly/quarterly accounts
  • Investigating and responding to technical accounting queries
  • Point of contact for client for any finance related matters
  • Ad-hoc work which might include developing or tracking budgets to actuals
  • Technical support to flinders business advisors in delivery of their portfolios
  • Liaising with the client and developing strong working relationships

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Candidate must have completed AAT3 (Level 3) in order to apply for this role
  • Excellent organisational skills and be able to work to deadlines
  • Good knowledge and experience using the MicrosoftOffice suite, particularly Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Wants to pursue a career in Finance and has a passion for Accounting

Personal qualities

  • Committed to personal development
  • A willingness to go above and beyond
  • Self-motivated and able to work under your own initiative in a flexible environment

Desired qualifications

  • Five GCSEs atgrades A*-C/9-4(or equivalent), including maths and English
  • Level 3 qualification (BTEC, NVQ or equivalent)
  • Must have completed AAT3 (or equivalent)

Future prospects

After your Accounting apprenticeship you could progress into a full-time role as Junior Finance Assistant, Assistant Accountant, Bookkeeping Assistant, Junior Tax Consultant or Audit Assistant. You can also complete the ACCA qualification into Chartered Accountancy.

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