Accounts and Tax Apprentice

582, Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, HA7 1JS
£18,000.00 - £22,000.00 annually
14 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The role is for a candidate studying towards a level 4 AAT will have worked for an accountancy practice for at least 1 yearand have experience in:
  • Preparing accounts for limited companies and unincorporated businesses to trial balance/review stage
  • Maintaining client's records using a variety of software packages (excel, Sage, MoneySoft, Xero)
  • Ability to work in a team, supporting junior members
  • Creation of best practices and training folders
  • Reviewing and preparing VAT returns for electronic submission to HMRC
  • Payroll processing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Industry Knowledge and some experience of the Accounting industry
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Confident and professional communicator, particularly on the telephone
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to listen and understand the client's needs
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in the Accounting
  • Good work ethic and understanding of appropriateness in the workplace
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and cope with changing priorities
  • Friendly and a team player
  • Able to multi task
  • Mature attitude, self-starter

Desired qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 GCSE's at grade C/4, including C/4 in maths and English (or the equivalent) is required for this programme
  • AAT Level 3 orequivalent

Future prospects

A permanent opportunity would be available for a successful apprentice. There is the opportunity to progress onto ACCA Level 7.

Things to consider

  • During your apprenticeship you will be required to complete a workplace portfolio, participate in the classroom training and complete any employer training, all of which will count towards your 20% off the job training
  • We will assess your prior learning using your CV, an In-Depth interview and the completion of a skill scan and will adjust the apprenticeship accordingly. This will ensure you are learning new knowledge, skills and behaviours

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