AAT Apprentice Accountant

  • GLM GHEST LLOYD LIMITED
  • COULSDON, Greater London
  • £6.15 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 GLM GHEST LLOYD LIMITED and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 3 qualifications.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    167899
  • Wages
    £6.15 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    17/01/2022
  • Start Date
    23/05/2022

  • Location
    COULSDON
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    GLM GHEST LLOYD LIMITED

Description

We are looking for a driven, professional school / college leaver who would be interested in pursuing a career within accounting.

We are providing a personalised service to business owners and individuals. Joining as an Accounting Apprentice, you will be providing accountancy and business support services to a portfolio of clients, operating across various industries. You will be working under the guidance of the senior accountants.

We are a well-established firm that embraces all of the latest technology enabling us to provide up to date real-time support to our clients. We are dynamic and continue to grow.

We are recruiting for a staff member who will report to the partner and senior members of the team. This role will involve contributing to the provision of an excellent range of accounting and tax services to all of our clients. The ideal candidate will be process driven, be able to take a common-sense approach and use analytical skills.


The duties will be:

  • Post trial balances on to accounts software.
  • Analyse bank statements in to cash books in excel and post on to accounts software.
  • Complete accounts file working papers in excel.
  • Apply accounting principles.
  • Identify client queries.
  • Post any accounting journals and disclosure data into accounts software.
  • Complete a file for signing pack.
  • Bookkeeping in accountancy software.
  • Preparation of Payroll reports
  • Ad hoc administrative duties as needed by the office

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 167899)

Competent on Excel, Word and Outlook
  • A-Levels grade A-C
  • GCSE's grade A-C or 4 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’.



  • Adaptable and wanting to develop skills across various fields of accountancy and taxation
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to balance workloads to manage the needs of various clients
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Proactive and willing to take on increased responsibility when ready
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good relationship building skills
  • You will need to be flexible and be prepared to help others when needed. You will also have the ability to be able to work within a team

You will be part of the practice’s continued expansion and will be expected to want to progress within the company whilst completing the AAT qualification. There will also be the opportunity to carry out further study upon completion of the AAT. The Company will provide study support towards all professional accountancy qualifications. This is a permanent position therefore once the Apprenticeship is completed you will be a permanent staff member with progression opportunity and further training courses including ACA.

Benefits include:

  • 28 days holidays including Bank Holidays
  • Standard employer pension
  • Parking available

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