School Leaver Training

Apprentice Accountant Job Application

We are searching for candidates with strong A level grades who would like to undertake the AAT qualifications through level 2, 3 and 4 with a registered training practice.

As an AAT trainee, you will service a variety of clients throughout various sectors, whilst working towards a technician qualification from the UK’s leading accountancy technician body, the AAT. With excellent training and guidance from an exceptional team, you will gain experience and develop skills in a broad array of accounting activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare period end financial statements for companies, partnerships, sole-traders and LLPs
  • Prepare period end tax returns including corporation tax, partnership and personal tax
  • Bookkeeping and VAT reporting
  • Develop knowledge of various accounting software packages and keeping up to date with various packages
  • Direct client interaction to ensure accounts are finalised in a timely manner 

You will be joining a culture where strong performance is recognised and rewarded, and as such, reviews the performance and salaries of trainees every 6 months. In addition to a competitive salary, they also offer discretionary performance bonuses, financial support through study periods covering all costs towards examinations including tuition/revision courses, time off for study, exams and revision courses, registration fees, study materials and examination entry fees, contributions to a pension scheme and a range of other flexible benefits.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

A minimum of 5 GCSEs (A-C or 9-5) including maths.

A minimum of 3 A Levels

An interest in the financial and accountancy sector, evidenced by prior work experience, extended reading or other relevant experiences is required.

A high standard of ethics, both professional and personal

Able to work well in a successful and busy team

Good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills are essential

A desire to learn and develop

General IT proficiency