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AAT Accounting Apprentice - September Start!

The University of Nottingham
Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 3 apprenticeship with University of Nottingham and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

The University of Nottingham - Employer

The University of Nottingham is one of the world’s best universities, distinguished for its commitment to learning and world-class research. With over 40,000 students from more than 150 countries, two overseas campuses and strong links with universities around the world, The University of Nottingham has a diverse community creating an inspiring place to study and work.



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Job Summary

GBP 304.50
New Vacancy
The University of Nottingham

Detailed Job Description

As part of the University’s Apprenticeship Training Program, the Finance Department wish to recruit a Trainee Accounting Apprentice under the Government’s Intermediate Apprenticeship Scheme.

The successful candidate will be trained in all aspects of University Finance with rotation across a wide variety of finance services to gain a broad understanding of a financial environment within the Higher Education sector including payment services, financial management and tax.

The apprenticeship will be provided in conjunction with Kaplan Financial where the successful candidate will attend on day release to obtain an Accounting Technician qualification.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Applicants should have, or be expected to achieve, five GCSEs or equivalent at grade A* - C (or new grading equivalent) including Mathematics and English, preferably all at grade B or above (or new grading equivalent).

Skills required

Model traits include good written and verbal communication skills, as well as good general computer skills. Being able to demonstrate high professional standards and ethics is key. This includes a positive attitude towards learning, using your initiative in a proactive manner and prioritising your workload.

The role requires strong organisation and problem solving skills, attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy.

Previous work experience in an office environment is preferable and customer service skills would be advantageous, alongside an understanding of confidentiality within the workplace however, not essential.

Personal Qualities

  • A committed and enthusiastic individual
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive attitude with a professional and courteous manner

Future prospects

Opportunities to progress within the company.

Additional Information

Training provided

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3

The Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. You’ll learn and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

Top five skills you will gain:

  • The importance of professional ethics in the working environment
  • Use of spreadsheets to manage information in the accounting environment
  • Analysing variances
  • Reconciling ledgers
  • Making provisions for doubtful and irrecoverable debts

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:94278)
Kaplan Financial

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