Apprentice Accountant

G L M Ghest Lloyd
103-105, Brighton Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2NG
£13,000.00 annually
13 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Vacancy Description

We are looking for a driven, professional who would be interested in pursuing a career within accounting.

We are providing a personalized service to business owners and individuals.

Joining as an Accounting Apprentice, you will be providing accountancy and business support services to a portfolio of clients, operating across various industries. You will be working under the guidance of the senior accountants.

We are a well-established firm that embraces all of the latest technology enabling us to provide up to date real-time support to our clients. We are dynamic and continue to grow.

We are recruiting for a staff member who will report to the partner and senior members of the team. This role will involve contributing to the provision of an excellent range of accounting and tax services to all of our clients. The ideal candidate will be process-driven, be able to take a common-sense approach and use analytical skills.

The duties will be:
  • Post-trial balances on to accounts software
  • Analyse bank statements into cash books in excel and post on to accounts software
  • Complete accounts file working papers in excel
  • Apply accounting principles
  • Identify client queries
  • Post any accounting journals and disclosure data into accounts software
  • Complete a file for signing pack
  • Bookkeeping in accountancy software
  • Preparation of Payroll reports
  • Ad hoc administrative duties as needed by the office

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent in Excel, Word, and Outlook

Personal qualities

  • Adaptable and wanting to develop skills across various fields of accountancy and taxation
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to balance workloads to manage the needs of various clients
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Proactive and willing to take on increased responsibility when ready
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good relationship building skills
  • You will need to be flexible and be prepared to help others when needed. You will also have the ability to be able to work within a team

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE's (A-C/9-4) Including maths & English
  • 3 A-Levels (A* - B) or equivalent

Future prospects

You will be part of the practice's continued expansion and will be expected to want to progress within the company whilst completing the AAT qualification. There will also be the opportunity to carry out further study upon completion of the AAT. The Company will provide study support towards all professional accountancy qualifications.

This is a permanent position therefore once the Apprenticeship is completed you will be a permanent staff member with progression opportunity and further training courses including ACA.

Things to consider

Other Benefits Include:
  • Holidays:28 including bank holidays
  • Pension: Standard employer pension
  • Parking: Onsite parking available for staff

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