Professional Accounts Apprentice

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Recruiter
LILLIAN GRAY ACCOUNTANTS LTD
Location
2, Railton Road, Bedford, MK42 7PN
Salary
£17,375.00 annually
Posted
16 Jul 2021
Closes
30 Jul 2021
Ref
VAC001739337
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
At least a year's experience working in an accountancy practice including bookkeeping is essential. On the job training will be given although experience using Sage, and some basic accounts preparation, might be considered useful.
  • Bookkeeping
  • Prepare VAT returns (with training)
  • Prepare small sets of accounts and non-trading accounts using firms accounts plan
  • Excel Analysis Prepare simple corporation tax computations with training
  • Small sets of management accounts (with training)
  • Perform Audit tests with training
  • Answering the phone and emails
  • Monitoring and maintaining deadlines
  • Preparing letters and invoices from templates
  • Chasing information and payments from clients
  • General Administrative tasks eg post, filing, scanning, uploading accounts, maintaining deadlines
  • Internet research
  • Ad hoc work and support


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
  • Good work ethic and understanding of appropriateness in the workplace
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to listen and understand the client's needs
  • Good attention to detail


Personal qualities

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Multitask and cope with changing priorities
  • Friendly
  • A team player
  • Able to multi task


Desired qualifications

GCSE English and Maths A*-C/4-9 or level 2 equivalents. AAT Level 3

Future prospects

After successfully achieving the AAT Level 4 qualification, the candidate will be considered for additional training and/or the opportunity to progress to a more senior level with the firm and a career within accountancy.