Trainee Accounts Apprentice
Trainee Accounts Apprentice VAC001408024
Excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a highly qualified & experienced team of accountants based in the Old Town in Hemel Hempstead. You will become a Xero certified adviser within the first month and will become increasingly involved in helping to on-board new clients and helping existing clients to get the most out of Xero
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with 1 hour for lunch
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
06 Aug 2018
Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Liaising with clients to gather their accounting data
Reviewing data for accuracy
Answering phone calls
Dealing with client queries
Preparing vat returns
Assisting in the preparation of year end accounts and tax returns
Requirements and prospects
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work harmoniously within a small team
Attention to detail
Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills
Positive attitude to a rapidly changing work environment
Willingness to learn new skills quickly
Maturity and the ability to work without close supervision
A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including maths, English and ICT (or equivalents).
Following successful completion of AAT and the initial training period there will be the possibility of progressing onto ACA or ACCA professional exams.
Things to consider
Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.
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About the employer
Pinkham Blair is a forward looking firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisers. We support a client base comprising small and medium sized local businesses. We are striving to be the perfect small practice harnessing the latest digital technology to meet our clients accounting, tax and commercial needs.
The Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). It combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a highly competent accounting professional.
The apprenticeship will include:
AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping.
SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts.
AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016.
6 mandatory units including:
Final accounts preparation
Management accounting: Costing
Ethics for accountants
Spreadsheets for accounting
Training and Assessment:
Throughout the apprenticeship you will be required to attend your local Accountancy Academy for various training sessions.
Your dedicated Assessor will visit you in the workplace every 8-12 weeks.
You will be invited to 3aaa Masterclasses presented by industry experts to enrich your learning experience.
During your apprenticeship programme, there will be 7 examinations throughout:
x2 L2 Bookkeeping
x1 L2 Sag
x4 L3 Diploma
The remainder of your training will be completed within the workplace.
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