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Accounts & Audit Assistant (ACA Apprentice)

Garbutt & Elliott LLP
Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 7 apprenticeship with Garbutt & Elliot and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the ACA qualification.

Garbutt & Elliott LLP - Employer

Garbutt + Elliott are an independent accounting and advisory firm, priding ourselves on consistently delivering success and wealth for our clients. We are based in Yorkshire and have 11 Partners and over 140 staff, operating from offices in York and Leeds. We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic candidates with an interest in attaining the AAT qualification.

Garbutt & Elliott LLP


3 years

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Job Summary

GBP 327.12
New Vacancy
Garbutt & Elliott LLP

Detailed Job Description

Working both autonomously and as part of a team to deliver accounting and advisory services to a range of clients, you will enter into an apprenticeship and training contract to work towards membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW) and attain the ACA qualification.

Main Duties

  • Preparation of company accounts and corporation tax returns
  • Compiling audit evidence through communication and interaction with clients
  • Active adherence to budgets, bringing matters to the attention of the senior/Manager where relevant
  • Developing and strengthening existing client relationships through proactive and professional behaviour
  • Adding value to clients’ businesses through identifying opportunities where we can assist/support
  • Undertaking training or development as required by the Firm Carrying out ad hoc assignments as required
  • Participate in Firm wide activities
  • Interpreting and verifying the information provided by clients
  • Preparing Annual and Management Accounts
  • Completing basic tax computations
  • Bookkeeping

VAT Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview, with benefits including a fully funded study package, on-the- job training, mentoring and flexi-time.

PLEASE NOTE: The start date for this vacancy is September 2019


Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

To guarantee the very best technical and personal levels of service.

We’re looking for drive and personality to meet our clients needs.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about training as a Chartered Accountant and will demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels.

Skills required

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Drive and ambition to work within a progressive and commercial environment

Excellent organisational ability Highly numerate and analytical

A strong attention to detail Willingness to take on new tasks and work on own initiative

Personal Qualities

  • Friendly
  • Focused
  • Professional

Future prospects

Ongoing career development on completion of ACA studies and throughout

Additional Information

Training provided

ACA is suitable for those who would like a career in finance, business or accountancy, who wish to become a Chartered Accountant. It takes around three to four years to complete the qualification. You’ll learn both practical and technical skills to equip you for a future in business.

Kaplan Financial - Learning Provider

If you are keen to get started in a career in finance or accountancy, we can assure you that Kaplan’s Apprenticeship and Traineeship programmes will be a great choice.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0203 122 0146 or email: (Ref ID:93883)
Kaplan Financial

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