Job Title : Apprentice Assistant Accountant
Employer : TaxAssist
Location : Watford , Hertfordshire, WD24 6QU
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Accountancy
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00143
Brief Description : We would like an accountancy apprentice for our busy Watford office. The apprentice will be assisting in tasks such as administration, bookkeeping, client care and accounts. Over the years, we have taken on several apprentices.
Qualifications Required : GCSE’s Maths and English C and above
Vacancy Detail : We are looking for an apprentice, to be an integral support to a team of Accountants, within a busy Watford practice. The Apprentice will commence with administration duties and then receive training on accounts preparation, software packages and taxation. The apprentice will gain valuable experience and knowledge and help us manage our business whilst furthering their career ambitions.
The initial key responsibilities will include dealing with client enquiries, answering the phone, receiving records in, email management, query handling, invoicing, payroll, assisting accountants with bookkeeping and client work management.
Once they gain experience, there is full training programme for further Accounts work.
Number of Positions Available : 2
Working Week : 9.30am-5.30pm
Salary : £175.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 06/02/2019
Possible Start Date : 15/02/2019
Personal Qualities : - Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and cope with changing priorities.
- Friendly and a Team Player.
- Able to multi task
Skills Required : - Excellent interpersonal Skills.
- Customer Focused.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are essential.
- Computer Literate & familiar with Microsoft Office skills.
Future Prospects : Once the Apprentice has established themselves, we are happy to promote them in-house to an accountancy positions and have successfully done this with our former apprentices who are now are accountants.
Training to be Provided : "Advanced Bookkeeping
Final Accounts Preparation
Management Accounting: Costing
Ethics for Accountants
Spreadsheets for Accounting
Functional Skills in Maths and English if required"
Other Information : Driver preferable but not essential
Things to consider : Under 18s will not be expected to work more than 40 hours.
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