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Graduate Apprentice Accountant

Job Title: Graduate Apprentice Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Verwood
Industry:
Salary: 20000
Reference: GAA2021
Contact Name: Stephen Sellers
Contact Email: stephen.sellers@grantsellers.co.uk
Job Published: April 09, 2021 10:58

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Graduate Level 7 Chartered Accountancy Apprentice you will undertake the following work duly supervised over the three-year duration of the contract interspersed with block release paid study at Kaplan Training in Southampton

The practical day to day work you will undertake includes the following.

1)Audits

  • Assisting with audit engagements from planning stage, audit fieldwork up to completion and reporting to the audit manager and clearing manager review points

2)Accounts preparation

  • Assisting and preparing accounts for clients in accordance with professional and statutory accounting procedures for limited companies, sole traders and partnerships.

3)Management accounts/Bookkeeping

  • Processing monthly accounts for a small portfolio of clients
  • Assist in preparing and submitting VAT returns in a timely and accurate manner for clients as required

4)Tax compliance

  • Undertake basic tax compliance work for either individuals or companies as required

5)Management Consultancy

  • Assisting on management consultancy projects, as required

6)General

  • Organising client meetings and attending meetings as assistant at both company and client premises.

QUALITIES REQUIRED OF CANDIDATES  

Given our ethos a liking for people is essential, as we seek to maintain and develop client relationships over the long term to reinforce our trusted adviser status

A personality that is interesting and personable

A professional attitude to client service

A logical and analytical mind

A sense of urgency when dealing with client work and clients

An enquiring predisposition who can think around problems to provide solutions to clients

Able to work to deadlines

SKILLS/QUALIFIACTIONS REQUIRED 

Computer literate – Excel and Word (we are fans of the on line Xero Software)

At least a 2.1 Degree

Preferably an Accountancy & Finance graduate