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Apprentice Accountant

A K N Labs
St. Johns Innovation Centre, St. Johns Innovation Park, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WS
£172.00 per week
Closing date
14 Aug 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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AKNLabs is a dynamic, growing software company based in Cambridge. We are delighted to be recruiting our first Accountancy or taxation professional apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for a progressive trainee accountant looking to develop their skills, add value and contribute to the continued growth of the business. As a key member of the team your responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing accounts
  • Managing and building relations with a variety of customers whilst always providing outstanding service
  • Preparation and analysis of client's financial records, including data management, analysis, and consultation
  • Working closely with the marketing team; planning, costing, and budgeting marketing campaigns and projects
  • Ensuring financial statements and records comply with laws and regulations
  • Ensuring records are accurate
  • Giving accounting advice to clients
  • Tax computations
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Preparing corporate tax returns
  • Bookkeeping and management accounts
  • Handling account queries
  • Statutory work
  • Reviewing junior staff's work and assisting with their training

You will be:
  • Ambitious, hardworking, and self-motivated
  • Always adopting a 'can do' positive attitude
  • A good team player
  • An excellent communicator (both oral and written) who is confident with good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Be well organised

The ideal candidate should have relevant knowledge of accounts production. You will be actively studying AAT/ACCA/CIMA/ICAEW and possess excellent communication and IT skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Business insight
  • Communication
  • Problem-solving and decision making
  • Building relationships
  • Leadership
  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • Business acumen
  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Positivity
  • Proactivity
  • Strong personality
  • Resilience
  • Initiative and Motivation
  • Adaptability and Flexibility

Desired qualifications

Entry level accountancy education/qualification at college or above.

Future prospects

Company accountant
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