Bradshaw Johnson

Assistant Accountant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Bradshaw Johnson (Employer)

Solveway Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £161.25
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm
18 months (duration)
30 June 2021(start date)
Assistant accountant (apprenticeship standard)
25 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A great opportunity for a self-starter with a mature attitude to join an established accountancy company in Hitchin. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  • Xero accounting (learning as you progress)
  • Basic bookkeeping
  • VAT returns
  • Contractor accounting
  • Assist in running payroll
  • Answering the phones
  • Administration support
  • Support incorporating companies

Future Prospects

  • A permanent opportunity would be available for a successful apprentice
  • There is the opportunity to progress onto AAT level 4

Reality Check

  • Some travel to the St Neots office may be required

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • A genuine interest in the Accounting industry
  • Knowledge or experience of Accounting industry would be advantageous but not essential
  • 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
  • Self-starter

Qualities Required

  • Professional
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Good listener
  • Organised
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Independent
  • Team player
  • Friendly
  • Focused

Qualifications Required

The ideal candidate will have GCSE grades A -C / 7-4 (or equivalent) in ICT & English, 7-5 (A-C) grades or equivalent in maths.

Training Provided

Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Ethics for Accountants
  • Spreadsheets for Accounting
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
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