Accounts & Audit Assistant (ACA Apprentice)

Job Title: Accounts & Audit Assistant (ACA Apprentice)
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Leeds
Salary: Competitive + benefits including full study support
Reference: Leeds2019
Contact Name: Zoe Waring
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2018 08:08

Job Description

Working both autonomously and as part of a team to deliver accounting and advisory services to a range of clients, you will enter into an apprenticeship and training contract to work towards membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW) and attain the ACA qualification.

Main Duties

  • Preparation of company accounts and corporation tax returns
  • Compiling audit evidence through communication and interaction with clients
  • Active adherence to budgets, bringing matters to the attention of the senior/Manager where relevant
  • Developing and strengthening existing client relationships through proactive and professional behaviour
  • Adding value to clients’ businesses through identifying opportunities where we can assist/support
  • Undertaking training or development as required by the Firm
  • Carrying out ad hoc assignments as required
  • Participate in Firm wide activities

Person Specification

Candidates must hold a minimum 2:1 degree, or predicted to achieve this by summer 2019.

A level grades of B, B & C

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Drive and ambition to work within a progressive and commercial environment
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to take on new tasks and work on own initiative

The role will commence in September 2019.