Professional Accounting/Taxation Apprentice

Seymour Taylor
57, London Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1BS
Competitive salary
05 Mar 2019
01 Oct 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The role is a varied accounts role, working for external clients and within the Hampden Group. This would involve working at clients premises and the candidate would need their own car and a valid driving licence.

Duties and learning will include:
  • Professional finance principles and standards - including ethical principles of competence, confidentiality, due care, integrity, and objectivity
  • Business awareness - including understanding customer and supplier needs to create, validate and report financial information
  • Using and evaluating accounting and tax, internal control and IT systems and processes
  • Planning and prioritisation - including working to tight and changing deadlines and time and resource management
  • Communications and collaboration - including written and verbal communications, internal and external networking and team building
  • Specialist tax or accounting skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience of general office computer packages such as Microsoft Office
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Good team player
  • Punctual
  • Willing to learn
  • Dedicated to a career in practice

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent grades, A*-C/9-4, B/6 in maths and B/6 in English, 2 A Levels (or equivalent if applicable)

Future prospects

Progression with the company.

Things to consider

Seymour Taylor operates from pleasant, air conditioned offices about 10 minutes' walk from High Wycombe town centre and provide all staff with free on-site parking.

This role offers a competitive salary, life insurance, permanent health cover, pension, study package and 20 days holiday.

Own transport and valid driving license essential due to the nature of the role.

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