Mercer & Hole

Tax and Trusts Higher Apprenticeship Programme - St Albans - Higher (Level 4)

Mercer & Hole (Employer)

Kaplan Financial Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm.
24 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our higher apprenticeship programme offers an exciting opportunity to work in a busy office environment whilst studying towards a professional qualification for an 24 month programme. This is a fantastic platform to start a career in Accountancy.


What will the apprentice be doing?

During this apprenticeship, we commit time to help you build your knowledge, skills and practical experiences, providing genuine development opportunities to enable you to become a future leader.

You will be involved initially in assisting with the preparation of trust accounts and trust tax returns.  There will also be a number of administrative duties such as helping organise tax payments and payments to beneficiaries as well as preparing letters to clients and third parties.  The complexity of the work will increase as you develop your work experience and progress through the programme.

As your experience grows, so do your responsibilities, ensuring you get the most out of your training with us and are able to apply the knowledge you are learning along the way.


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Alongside the day to day duties you will also be studying for a professional qualification, the Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4 AAT).

The training will be a combination of on the job training, time off to study, attend college and complete online classes in preparation for exams.  We also provide soft skills training and regular 1:1 meetings with your training manager to ensure you have all the support you need.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are no limits for our apprentices.  Once you have completed the programme, you can progress onto further qualifications, for example, a three year ACCA qualification to become a Chartered Accountant, or whatever is the best choice for you.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications Required

A Level or equivalent Any discipline (Grade Minimum UCAS points of 112) Essential
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