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Apprentice Accountant

  • Company: Taylor Evans Limited
  • Location: Preston
  • Vacancy Ref: 00000010
  • Weekly wage: £144.30
  • Hours per week: 30
  • Sector: Accountancy

This vacancy is for a Trainee Accountant Apprentice based in Preston, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

As a Trainee Accountant (Apprentice) you will provide support to both internal staff and external clients and will work predominately with the Directors. Part of your role will involve assisting in the day–to–day financial activities, these will include but are not limited to data entry, month end VAT Returns and management accounts and year–end financial accounts and tax returns. As an apprentice you will be supported by the organisation through an appropriate study package.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting with financial and management accounts preparation for Limited Companies
  • Assisting with managing client expectations and deadlines
  • Assisting with the preparation of personal and business tax returns
  • Carrying out bookkeeping activities including journal postings and ledger reconciliations
  • Processing client records accurately using Xero, QuickBooks and other accountancy software.
  • Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts
  • Assisting with general administrative duties and supporting the team to meet deadlines as required.
Key performance Indicators
  • Making timely and consistent progress in formal studies
  • Client feedback
  • Quality of output
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with all team members
Key Success factors
  • Identify with any opportunities to be proactive with clients
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with clients
  • Practical application of learning and development opportunities
  • Successfully pass the probation period

Training to be provided

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 which contains:
  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Final accounts preparation
  • Management accounting: costing
  • Indirect tax##### If needed, three L2 modules will be included. These are:
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Using accounting software (Sage 50)
Interested? Apply now