Shreeve Hallam Jones Ltd

Apprentice Accounts Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Shreeve Hallam Jones Ltd (Employer)

Sheffield College, the (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £173.25 to £334.13
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:30, with a 1-hour lunch break, flexitime may be possible.
18 months (duration)
12 July 2021(start date)
Accounts / Finance Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Joining a highly skilled and professional team you will work closely in a support role to assist with a broad range of accounting services, including the preparation of annual accounts, proficiency with bookkeeping, VAT returns and the use VT+, and Taxcalc software desirable but not essential.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Scan client documents to files
  • Input accounting information to bookkeeping records
  • Ensure all data is accurately recorded, undertaking appropriate checks
  • Create basic profit and loss statements
  • Deal with clients via telephone/email to clarify information
  • Update client records as required

Future Prospects

To progress through further levels of AAT accreditation and onward to Chartership - dependent upon your starting point with a realistic opportunity to progress and develop with a forward-thinking employer.

Reality Check

You will bring a genuine willingness and enthusiasm to work in a busy office and be able to display a thoughtful and professional attitude at all times

Timeliness is important to this role and candidates should ensure that they are able to travel to the employer's premises in line with working hours:

3 Sharrow Lane
Sheffield
S11 8AE

Skills Required

Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • Some basic experience/understanding of accounts
  • Bookkeeping experience (although not necessary)
  • Ability to understand and learn new software packages

Qualities Required

  • Hard worker, enthusiastic, motivated
  • Friendly and professional approach and proactive and methodical approach to work.
  • Flexible
  • Demonstrate attention to details
  • Punctual
  • Ambitious 
  • Professional telephone etiquette
  • Can organise workload and work on own initiative
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Work as part of a team

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English Language.

Training Provided

Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • College attendance - one day per week City Campus in term time – September 2021

The two EPA assessment methods are:

  • Structured interview (supported by a portfolio of evidence summary)
  • In-tray test

Both assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO.

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