Accounts Apprentice

Location
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Salary
To be agreed upon appointment
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
02 May 2018
Function
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Duties will consist of:

  • Bookkeeping for incomplete records
  • Accounts preparation - sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Completion of tax returns - individual, partnership and corporation tax returns; tax computations; submission of documents to HMRC
  • Tagging limited company accounts for onward submission to HMRC
  • Liaising with HMRC Company secretarial work
  • Dealing with correspondence to clients
  • Client set-up procedures
  • Administrative duties 

Desired skills  

  • To be numerate IT literate (MS Excel and Word)  

Personal qualities  

  • Ability to communicate well
  • To be willing to learn and adapt
  • To have the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • To be well organised
  • To be self-motivated and hard working and committed
  • Ability to show good attention to detail
  • To be methodical
  • To be analytically minded  

Desired qualifications  

  • Strong academic background:
  • GCSE Maths A or B, grade 7 or above GCSE English A or B, grade 7 or above and
  • 3 A levels grades A or B
  • We will consider candidates who have A-Level Accounting or AAT Level 2 as part of their qualifications (Or equivalent qualifications)

Future prospects  

After successfully achieving the AAT qualification, the candidate will be considered for a chartered accountant training contract and/or opportunity to progress to a more senior level with the firm and a career within accountancy.

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