Apprentice Accountant

Recruiter
Amci Associates Ltd
Location
133, Tame Road, Birmingham, B6 7DG
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Jan 2021
Closes
19 Jan 2021
Ref
VAC001675301
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
February
Duration
Permanent
Duties will include:
  • Sorting out invoices for a host of clients
  • Preparing PDB and SDB summaries
  • Assisting with completion of VAT returns digitally
  • Assisting with all aspects of weekly and monthly payroll
  • Reconciling bank accounts for a sole trader, partnership, and private limited companies
  • Preparing Annual Accounts for unincorporated and incorporated entities up to a Trial Balance
  • Assisting with direct and indirect tax matters
  • Admin office duties

Please note - Salary competitive and to be discussed at interview stage.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Sound book-keeping skills up to a trial balance essential as job will entail preparation of annual accounts for micro, small and medium sized businesses
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets is essential.
  • Understanding of Quickbooks, Taxcalc and Brightpay is desirable but on and off the job training will be provided wherever appropriate
  • Highly numerate
  • IT literate
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


Personal qualities

We are seeking a candidate that is:
  • Keen to learn
  • Able to work as part of a small friendly team
  • Organised
  • Able to work under pressure to meet regular deadlines
  • Able to adopt a proactive attitude
  • Self-motivated


Desired qualifications

For a graduate applicant, minimum of 2.1 degree classification (or equivalent) is essential.

Future prospects

You will gain wide exposure to all aspects of accountancy in a friendly and supportive environment. The firm is an expanding flat structured organisation therefore, plenty of opportunities for career progression for the suitable candidate.

Things to consider

Benefits will include:
  • 4 weeks per annum including statutory holidays
  • Plenty of on the street parking available.
  • Close to a bus route, walking distance from train station

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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