Apprentice Accountant

Recruiter
Hardcastle Burton
Location
Lake House, Market Hill, Royston, SG8 9JN
Salary
£19,000.00 annually
Posted
17 Feb 2021
Closes
30 Jun 2021
Ref
VAC001683288
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Your essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Preparation of business accounts from client's information
  • Preparing journal entries and completing general ledger
  • Preparing business tax computations
  • Preparation and administration of client records
  • Closing and preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts
  • Assisting with personal tax returns, running year end closings
  • Administering accounts receivable and accounts payable, preparing budgets and cashflow forecasts
  • Assisting senior accountants in the preparation of financial and management accounts
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Liaising with clients as required
  • Ensure anti-money laundering for clients is up to date
  • Administrative duties as required


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Practical approach
  • Good communications (verbal and nonverbal)
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Research
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Listening
  • Initiative
  • Organisation
  • Motivation


Personal qualities

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Accountability
  • Work independently and part of a team
  • Willingness to assist in all areas of the business
  • Integrity


Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent in English and maths
  • 3 x A levels
  • Degree level qualification


Future prospects

Progress through the firm all the way to Partner.

Apprentice, semi senior, accountant, assistant manager, manager associate and then Partner.

Things to consider

22 holidays with an extra day over the Christmas holidays.

7:75 hour working day.

Pension (over 22yrs old).

Income protection scheme after a year's employment.

Dress for your diary on Fridays.

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