AAT Trainee accountant

  • Gorleston, Norfolk
  • £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 4 apprenticeship with THE BUILD AND PROSPER GROUP and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 4 qualification.

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

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Higher Level 4
  • Employer


The successful person will undertake a varied general practice role, working for a large number of different customers, completion of bookkeeping work for clients as well as, preparing and reviewing VAT returns, reconciling bank accounts and preparing reconciliation reports, and taking the accounts to trial balance stage.

Maintaining relationships with your portfolio of clients and dealing with enquiries as appropriate Training clients and other members of the team on accountancy software

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 188116)

  • IT skills and experience with Microsoft excel, outlook and word
  • Xero adviser certified status or can demonstrate an understanding of the software
  • Quickbooks certified proadvisor or can demonstrate an understanding of the software

  • AAT Level 3
  • GCSE grade C above in four subjects to include Maths and English

Professional Diploma - AAT Level 4

Professional is the final level, teaching you more complex accounting theory, and lets you choose two specialist subjects. You’ll learn about budgeting, management accounting, preparing financial statements, accounting systems, and tax.

This level builds on the knowledge you gained in the Advanced Diploma (Level 3). After qualifying you can work in accounting roles or progress onto studying chartered accountancy.

The course is made up of three mandatory units (also known as subjects), one synoptic unit, and five optional units. You must pass all the mandatory assessments, synoptic assessments, and two optional unit assessments to achieve the qualification.

The areas you will cover include:

  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Management Accounting: Budgeting

  • Management Accounting: Decision and Control

  • Professional synoptic assessment (Accounting Systems and Controls)

Optional Units:

  • Business Tax
  • Personal Tax
  • External Auditing
  • Cash and Treasury Management
  • Credit Management

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be successful in this job role, this includes, Business Awareness, Ethics, Communication, Leadership, Planning and Prioritisation 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 the completion of the qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training, and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’

  • The ability to prioritise workloads The ability to take initiative and work without supervision
  • A professional and hard working attitude
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Be willing to learn
  • Be team orientated
  • Have good interpersonal skills Demonstrate excellent time management
  • Be able to work in a fast moving environment
  • Be innovative and receptive to
  • change

Study support will be made available after a period of settling in for individuals who wish to pursue the AAT Level 4, ACA or ACCA qualification.

Benefits Include: 20 days holiday plus bank holidays Employer 3% on qualifying earnings Cycle to work scheme Onsite parking

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