AAT Trainee Accountant

  • Cutler & Co Ltd
  • Leeds
  • £11000 per annum

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 2 apprenticeship with Cutler & Co Ltd and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 2 qualification.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    179040
  • Wages
    £11,000 p/a
  • Hours
    35.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    31/03/2022
  • Start Date
    08/08/2022

  • Location
    Leeds
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Cutler & Co Ltd

Description

  • Bookkeeping duties
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Accounts preparation
  • Tax compliance work
  • Payroll
  • General office duties

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 179040)

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • IT skills including Excel
  • Verbal and communication skills
  • Time management skills

  • 5 GCSE A* – C (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics
  • Currently studying A Levels with a completion date of June 2022

Foundation Certificate - AAT Level 2.

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’


  • Eagerness to learn and progress in the workplace
  • Good listener and able to understand the work given
  • Confidence and enthusiasm to work and life
  • Ability to work well in a team

  • Opportunities to progress on to ACCA

Benefits Include:

  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Staff events

Other Information:

  • Please note, this employer is also open to AAT Level 3 candidates too


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