AAT Apprentice Accounts Assistant

  • Kyzen Sports
  • Liverpool
  • £7.69 per hour

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 Kyzen Sports and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    151169
  • Wages
    £7.69 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    30/09/2021
  • Start Date
    01/02/2022

  • Location
    Liverpool
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Kyzen Sports

Description

Working in a friendly and supportive environment, the successful candidate will work in a varied role whilst being supported through professional qualifications. To be a strong candidate for this role, you should possess an understanding of accounting and financial principles and a positive attitude. You should be collaborative, trustworthy, receptive to feedback, and eager to learn. You will also receive a competitive remuneration package and excellent opportunities for career development.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 151169)

  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Able to speak confidently and professionally over the phone, face to face and through emails.
  • Organised, diligent and independent.
  • GCSE Maths and English Language grade C and above or equivalent.
  • A Levels preferable but not essential.

AAT Level 3

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’.

  • A short period of proven experience or internship in a similar role within accountancy practice desirable.
  • Confident and professional communication skills
  • An interest in sport
  • A genuine interest in progressing your accounting career
  • Good communicator
  • Motivated
  • Ambitious
  • Good time management
  • Good team player
Progression within the business, other members of staff have recently progressed to more senior positions. As well as the chance to receive full on the job training throughout, by the end of the apprenticeship you will have gained a nationally accredited qualification.
Benefits include Parking and 20 days holiday.

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