AAT Finance Assistant.

Luxfer Group Limited Manchester

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 Luxfer Group Limited and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Accountancy

  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £7.69 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Luxfer Group Limited

Description of Opportunity

Duties will include:

  • Managing the Accounts Payable inbox and ensuring invoices are paid on time.
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding bank details.
  • Investigate and query invoices received.
  • Liaise with budget holders to ensure invoices are appropriately approved.
  • Preparation of sales invoices for intercompany recharges.
  • Assist the Management Accountant with month-end and quarter-end reporting.
  • Assist the Indirect Tax Manager in the preparation of the Corporate VAT return.
  • Ad-hoc admin tasks including procurement of office supplies.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 158773)

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft products, Excel, Word etc
  • Is committed to Customer First, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Personal Development, Team work; the Company’s core values.
  • GCSEs including English and Maths grades 6 and above.
  • 3 A-levels grade C and above.

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’.

  • Self-motivated with ability to use initiative, take ownership, prioritise tasks and work well under pressure.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Professional approach to work and when dealing with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Team player who demonstrates a high level of commitment, adopts a flexible and positive approach.
  • The role holder must have the ability to work unsupervised with good time management skills to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced, pressurized and challenging environment.

  • Opportunity to continue your studies with a CIMA / ACCA qualifications.
  • Further opportunities within the Corporate (Head Office) function or within the business units.

Benefits include free on-site parking, Holidays – 25 days plus bank, Company pension, Potential to earn an annual bonus and Option to participate in company share scheme. Please note the interview and start dates are flexible and just a guide.

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