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Accounts Bookkeeper Apprenticeship

Rhj Accountants
Working to support the accountants providing bookkeeping and administrative support. We are looking for someone to join us who is wanting to progress onto an accountancy career. You will need to have - Good mental arithmetic, an eye for detail, good problem solving skills and have excellent accuracy

Rhj Accountants - Employer

Friendly Office

Dress Code is smart casual

2 previous apprentices are now employed full time You will be supported to go as far as you want in your career

Rhj Accountants


18 Months

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Job Summary

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Rhj Accountants

Detailed Job Description

Provide administrative support to accountants,

Specific responsibilities of the job include:

  • Basic bookkeeping
  • Double entry bookkeeping
  • Use of accounting software products
  • Uploading data onto programmes
  • Liaising with clients
  • Sole trader accounts preparation
  • Use of Xero and Excel
  • VAT returns
  • General office duties
  • Typing letters
  • Filing
  • Archiving
  • Answering calls
  • Processing payroll

As well as some general administration/reception duties as required

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Maths & English - GCSE Grades C or above

Skills required

  • Competent in Microsoft Packages
  • Confident on the phone
  • Good Organisational skills
  • Be able to prioritise workload
  • Good written communication
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Mental arithmetic
  • Eye for detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Accuracy

Personal Qualities

  • Loyal
  • Committed
  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player
  • Good timekeeping
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Positive attitude

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, this company will be looking to keep the apprentice on full time. There will also be the potential to progress onto higher-level apprenticeships.

Additional Information

Training provided

Full on-the-job training and support will be provided to enable the successful applicant to undertake the full range of duties required of the role. All apprentices are required to complete and evidence 20% of the job learning whilst on their apprenticeship.

In addition, training will also be provided towards the Assistant Accountant Level 3 Standard through day release.

Our Assistant Accountant Level 3 programme consists of the following:

  • Assistant Accountant Level 3 Standard
  • Functional Skills in Literacy and Numeracy Level 2
  • End-Point Assessment conducted by an external provider (interview, portfolio and synoptic test)

The end-point assessment is designed to enable apprentices to demonstrate that they are fully conversant in the skills knowledge and behaviours expected of individuals at this level. It is designed to provide assessors with a holistic view of the apprentice, and to allow them to assess to what extent the apprentice meets or exceeds the apprenticeship standard.

Babington Group - Learning Provider

Always at the forefront of innovation, Babington is a pioneer of the Apprenticeship programme. They ran the first Accountancy Apprentice in the country and the first Insurance Apprentice in the North of England. So they really have the experience and expertise needed to ensure top quality training.

If you're interested in what else Babington offer. Follow the link below.

For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Babington Group on 01332 345450 or email: (Ref ID:80827)
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