AAT Trainee Accountant

  • Birmi, Birmingham
  • £4.81 per hour

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 AMCI Associates LTD and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification. Start at AAT Level 3, would also be considered for candidates who have achieved their A-levels or equivalent.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £4.81 p/h
  • Hours
    31.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer


Job description - Duties to include:

  • Sorting out invoices for a host of clients.
  • Preparing PDB and SDB summaries.
  • Assisting with completion of VAT returns digitally.
  • Assisting with all aspects of weekly and monthly payroll.
  • Reconciling bank accounts for sole trader, partnership and private limited companies.
  • Preparing Annual Accounts for unincorporated and incorporated entities up to a Trial Balance stage.
  • Assisting with direct and indirect tax matters.
  • Admin office duties.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 189145)

  • Sound book-keeping skills up to a trial balance essential as job will entail preparation of annual accounts for micro, small and medium sized businesses.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets is essential.
  • Understanding of Quickbooks, Taxcalc, Brightpay and Accountancy Manager is desirable but on and off the job training will be provided wherever appropriate.

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs including Mathematics and English grade 9/A* - 4/C or equivalent

Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2

This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in accounting and finance. Their work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry.

Learners will complete the mandatory AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. The Certificate in Accounting comprises of four exams and an End Point Assessment. You must successfully complete the following:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping (ITBK).
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Control (POBC).
  • Principles of Costing (PCTN).
  • Business Environment (BESY).
  • EPA - In Tray exercise.

Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.

  • We are seeking a candidate that is keen to learn and work as part of a small friendly team.
  • Must be organised.
  • Highly numerate.
  • IT literate.
  • Has good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet regular deadlines and be able to adopt a proactive attitude.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the desire to exceed expectations.

You will gain wide exposure to all aspects of accountancy in a friendly and supportive environment. The firm is an expanding flat structured organisation therefore, plenty of opportunities for career progression for the suitable candidate

Benefits include:

  • 4 weeks holiday per annum including statutory holidays.
  • Plenty of on the street parking available.
  • Close to a bus route, walking distance from train station

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