AAT Apprentice Accountant.

Oscar Ip & Co Chartered Accountants Liverpool

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 2 apprenticeship with Oscar Ip and Co Chartered Accountants and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification. The salary is national minimum wage for age.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Accountancy

  • GMFJ Reference
    131136
  • Wages
    £ Competitive p/h
  • Hours
    35.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    06/05/2021
  • Start Date
    16/08/2021

  • Location
    Liverpool
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Employment Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Oscar Ip & Co Chartered Accountants

Description of Opportunity

Duties will include:

  • Maintenance of client records on software programmes including TaxCalc, Xero and QuickBooks.
  • preparation of year end accounts & associated tax computations and other professional work from client accounting records.
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns.
  • Using MS-Office and all relevant accounting systems.
  • Carry out other professional work when required.
  • Drafting client letters.
  • Meeting and liaising with clients when required.
  • Liaising with HM Revenue & Customs.
  • To maintain high standards of customer service at all times.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 131136)

  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Competence to use MS-Office Word and Excel.
  • 5 GCSE’s grades A-C including Maths and English.

Foundation Certificate - AAT Level 2

Foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy, and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software.

This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into accountancy.

To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units (also known as subjects), of which one includes the synoptic assessment. This tests the knowledge you have gained throughout the level, covering multiple (but not all) units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE).

The area you will cover include:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Elements of costing
  • Using accounting software
  • Foundation Synoptic Assessment

  • The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be a successful Accounts/Finance Assistant, this includes, General Business, Ethical Standards, Communication, Attention to Detail and Professionalism. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment.

    The Knowledge areas of the standard will be covered through completion of the AAT qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.

    • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
    • Organization skills.
    • Telephone skills.
    • Problem solver.
    • Good attention to detail.
    • Hardworking under pressure & meeting deadline.
    • Team player.
    Study support package and professional training progression.
    Statutory benefit entitlement. The salary is national minimum wage for age.

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