AAT Trainee Accountant.

MMBA Accountants Preston

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

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Accountancy

  • GMFJ Reference
    157172
  • Wages
    £8.20 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    29/10/2021
  • Start Date
    06/12/2021

  • Location
    Preston
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    MMBA Accountants

Description of Opportunity

The ideal candidate will provide top-level assistance for senior management in relation to processing payroll for the clients and administrative tasks. They should be well-organized and manage payroll and pension submissions for clients on a timely basis. Additionally, they should be comfortable scheduling meetings, responding to emails on the director's behalf, chasing clients for outstanding balances, and perform other ad-hoc administrative tasks. Lastly, this individual should be able to draft documents and help the directors with any necessary meeting preparations.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 157172)

  • Good communication skills.
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Knowledge of accounts (purchase ledger, sales ledger, etc.) desirable but not essential.
  • End to end payroll knowledge or at least an idea of how payroll services in the UK operate would be ideal but not essential.
  • 3 A Levels grades A-C or AAT Level 2.
  • GCSE's grades A-C including Maths and English.

Advanced Diploma - AAT Level 3

Advanced builds on the knowledge gained in the Foundation level. If you work in accounts or have studied accountancy before, you may be able to start at this level. You’ll learn complex accounting techniques, and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You’ll develop the technical skills to start, or progress, your career in accountancy and this will allow you to continue with your studies onto Level 4.

To pass this level you’ll need to study five units (also known as subjects), which are all mandatory. Four of the units are examined individually and there is also a synoptic assessment that you’ll take towards the end of the level, which incorporates the final two units as well as drawing on all of the other units you’ve studied at this level.

The area you will cover include:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Advanced Synoptic Assessment

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be a successful Assistant Accountant, this includes, Business Awareness, Ethics, Communication, Embracing Change and Problem Solving. 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 typically 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’.

  • The firm is looking for someone is who is willing to establish a long term career within payroll services department of an accounting firm and learn & develop their skills since full training will be provided.
  • The candidate should posses excellent attention to detail and follow up skills.

There are progression opportunities to senior accountant or a manager for the right candidate. All the training and support necessary for the progression will be provided.

Benefits include free parking, 20 Days Holidays and 8 Bank Holidays, Standard pension and gym membership is available for all employees. The salary is £16k - £20k depending on qualifications and experience.

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