Accounts Apprentice

Eastbourne, East Sussex
To be agreed upon appointment
04 Apr 2018
02 May 2018
Contract Type
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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