AAT Audit and Accounts Trainee - Immediate Start.

MHA Macintyre Hudson Leicester

Is a career in Accountancy for you? Would you like to get a head start with some relevant 'on the job' experience while you study for your recognised qualification? Then starting your career with our AAT apprenticeship programme is a good option. The added bonus? No student debt. Please apply for this role directly on the employers website, further details in the "additional information" section below.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Accountancy

  • GMFJ Reference
    150948
  • Wages
    £ Competitive p/h
  • Hours
    37.30 per week
  • Date Posted
    29/09/2021
  • Start Date
    15/11/2021

  • Location
    Leicester
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    MHA Macintyre Hudson

Description of Opportunity

Is a career in Accountancy for you? Would you like to get a head start with some relevant 'on the job' experience while you study for your recognised qualification? Then starting your career with our apprenticeship programme is a good option. The added bonus? No student debt.

Let's be clear, we recruit all our apprentices with a view to them going on to complete their respective chartered qualifications, as recognised by the ICAEW.

There's every chance you'll be fully qualified in less than five years, much earlier than if you were to study at university. You will have the same opportunities available to you as any other graduate would.


Leaving School? What next? How about:

  • Full study support to gain a globally recognised qualification with the ICAEW.
  • Linked learning approach with Kaplan or First Intuition, who are award winning training providers.
  • On the job training and practical experience.
  • Face to face contact with decision makers early on.
  • A career within a national organisation, with access to a in a global network of 30,000 people across 147 countries.
  • Working with a wide range of entrepreneurs, owner managed businesses and subsidiaries of large international groups.


Who are we?

We're a dedicated team of like-minded accountancy professionals. Our clients range from top fashion retailers, leisure & hospitality businesses to renewable energy enterprises and we get involved in issues that affect gaming developers and motorsports engineers.

We are ranked among the UK's top 15 accountancy firms, combining high levels of technical expertise with the kind of personal service often only found in smaller firms.

In 2019 alone, we won National Firm of the Year, Tax Team of the Year and Graduate and Non-Graduate programme of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards, we internationally re-branded, and we grew substantially with a few high profile mergers. It's an exciting time to join the firm!

As part of a multi award winning medium sized firm, you will have the opportunity to work with our wide and eclectic client base across the accounting and financial spectrum. That means really getting to grips with the inner workings of a company and finding ways to help them - whether that's working on taxing technicalities or devising strategies to help them fulfil their commercial potential.

Once you complete your AAT studies, you may have the opportunity to study for the ACA qualification (dependent on performance).

You'll have client contact from the very start, that's why your ability to build great business relationships is just as important as your ability with numbers.


What will I do?

You'll be part of a team working on audit and accounts preparation assignments with a wide range of clients, so it goes without saying that you need to be someone that can be relied upon to help the team deliver outstanding levels of client care.

Some of your responsibilities may include working closely with your mentor on audit planning memorandum, analytical reviews, drafting client letters, preparing accounts and producing sets of financial statements.

We'll make sure you have the right experience, personal development and training to make your career stimulating and rewarding. We'll carefully balance your practical experience to reinforce your professional training. Combined, these two crucial elements will help you achieve your qualification.

Along with your peers, you will be assigned mentors who will support and guide you as well as dedicated tutors who will ensure your progress and development is on track.








For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 150948)

  • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel and Outlook is essential.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Attention to detail.

We do not require AAT Trainees to have a business or financial background. However, we do ask that all applicants have achieved, or are predicted to achieve at least 112 UCAS points (based on the new 2017 UCAS Tariff) from 3 A Levels or equivalent, all achieved during the same exam year. This excludes General Studies.

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3 with Level 2 bolt on's (Bookkeeping Units)

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
  • Able to build strong relationships,
  • Enthusiasm.
  • Takes pride in work and delivering outstanding service.
  • Great verbal and non verbal communication skills.
  • An ability and passion to solve complex problems.

We can offer a structured career path for those with ambition and the determination to develop a career in the profession.

After you have completed AAT full study support to gain a globally recognised qualification with the ICAEW.

Please apply for this role directly on the employer website- https://www.macintyrehudson.co.uk/careers - click on "go to our job portal" and select the location you are interested in and then the job role. Please note the interview and start dates are advisory and not set dates.

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