Guryel & Co Limited

Accountancy & Payroll Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Guryel & Co Limited (Employer)

Kaplan Financial (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £175.35
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday. Times TBC.
13 months (duration)
4 October 2021(start date)
Accounts or finance assistant (apprenticeship standard)
30 September 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 2 or 3 apprenticeship with Guryel & Co and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

Responsibilities

The chosen candidate should be keen to learn and a strong team player. Our business is deadline driven and so communication, efficient working and working to deadlines is essential.

Being part of a team, initially the candidate will be carrying out stand alone tasks which will be supervised by their team leaders and eventually be expected to have a sound enough knowledge where they can carry out a sequence of accounting tasks to see a job through from beginning to end with little supervision.

They will be exposed to mainly:

  • Book-keeping
  • Payroll
  • VAT tasks 
  • Administrative tasks directly related to accounting

Future Prospects

Initially team leader for future trainees through to office management and supervisory roles.

Skills Required

  • Excel – Word
  • Strongly sufficient in English
  • Strong maths skills
  • Turkish speaking (not essential)

Qualities Required

  • Organised
  • Team Player
  • Has Initiative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Works well to deadline
  • Keen to learn

Qualifications Required

  • Maths & English GCSE 6 or higher

Training Provided

Foundation Certificate - AAT Level 2

Foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy, and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software.

This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into accountancy.

To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units (also known as subjects), of which one includes the synoptic assessment. This tests the knowledge you have gained throughout the level, covering multiple (but not all) units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE).

The area you will cover include:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Elements of costing
  • Using accounting software
  • Foundation Synoptic Assessment

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be a successful Accounts/Finance Assistant, this includes, General Business, Ethical Standards, Communication, Attention to Detail and Professionalism. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment.

The Knowledge areas of the standard will be covered through completion of the AAT qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.

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