Apprentice Accounting Technician

TAX Assist
38, Bretonside, Plymouth, PL4 0AU
£225.00 per week
13 Jul 2021
22 Jul 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
As an Apprentice accountant you will work as part of a team assisting with clients' accounting needs.

This position involves a number of different aspects including:
  • Preparing financial statements for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders
  • Preparing tax computations
  • Providing bookkeeping services
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Filing Companies House and H M Revenue & Customs documents on client's behalf

Work is undertaken from our office, and the wider team are on hand to provide Trainees with support, mentoring and on the job training.

You will receive full training in the practical aspects of delivering our service, including with modern systems like Xero, Dext and QuickBooks Online. You will also learn to use standard office systems including MS Excel to an expert level.

You will be working in a client facing environmentand will regularly be talking to clients.

Both practical and theoretical training will be undertaken, with an aim to becoming a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will need to have strong numeracy, literacy skills and IT skills. However, no prior knowledge of accountancy is required
  • A general interest in business will be expected, as will be enthusiasm to learn

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Keen to learn
  • Positive Outlook

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE's at Grade C/4 or higher including maths and English or equivalents
  • 2 A levels at Grade C or equivalent.

Future prospects

It is expected that you will stay with the company following successful completion of your apprenticeship to undertake further qualifications and increase your responsibility in the office.

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