AAT Accounts Apprentice

Blick Rothenberg · Competitive · London (central)

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Job Type Two year contract

Working with: Colleagues in Business Group

Summary

An enthusiastic and motivated candidate with excellent A-level results is required to provide support to assistant managers, managers and senior managers within this dynamic and fast growing Audit & Accounts department. The role involves working with a wide variety of clients including employees, entrepreneurs and high-net worth individuals, with a mixture of international and domestic financial affairs. This would suit an ambitious candidate with a desire to further their education with a professional qualification whilst receiving relevant experience and on-the-job training within a top London practice. For candidates, excellent communications skills are a must, as are the personal skills necessary to work as a team member and maintain good relations with clients. It is expected that candidates will be able to demonstrate strong numerical and analytical skills and will be self-motivated.

Working with a wide range of clients from multinational businesses to entrepreneurs, the role will suit an ambitious candidate who wishes to study for a professional qualification whilst receiving on the job training.
 

Responsibilities

  • Assist and support colleagues within the Business Group with accounts preparation tasks
  • Analysing client bank accounts
  • Preparing accounts for sole traders, partnerships and small companies
  • Performance of accounting reconciliations
  • Progressing to the preparation of corporation tax computations
  • Working within a team and assisting on larger company accounts
  • Assisting other teams ad-hoc, Vat, Tax and Audit
  • Monitor client deadlines
  • Ensure compliance with internal quality control procedures

 

Success measures/performance indicators

  • Feedback from partners, managers and clients
  • Accurate completion of tasks in timely fashion within budget

 

Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Strong GCSE results (minimum grade B or equivalent in Maths and English)
  • Strong A Levels (minimum of 280 UCAS points in at least one numerical subject such as Maths, Statistics or Physics)
  • Support will be given to study for the AAT qualification

Skills, key competencies and personal attributes required
 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Numerate
  • Attention to detail and pride in work produced
  • Eager to learn and progress
  • well organised
  • Good IT skills

 

Benefits

In addition to a competitive remuneration package, Blick Rothenberg also encourages and provides continued professional development. We have flexible working hours and the option to buy and sell holiday.

 

Who we are

Blick Rothenberg is a market leading accounting, tax and advisory practice. We are a relationship focused firm; passionate about providing a high quality, truly excellent, partner-led service. We deliver this commitment to quality through investment in the best people and innovative technology. We employ 650 people across five offices in the heart of London; from the lights of the City to theatreland, our clients are as diverse as the locations we operate from.

Our services include audit, assurance and business advisory services, as well as advice on corporate and personal tax matters. We have experience in working with a wide range of clients, from overseas listed companies, international groups and owner managed businesses, to private clients and globally mobile employees seeking proactive tax advice and assistance with compliance. The sectors that our clients operate in span Technology and Media, Real Estate, Consumer Business and Financial Services; meaning there is room for everyone, no matter what your passion.

Blick Rothenberg is part of CogitalGroup, the technology-led international business services group. Cogital’s focus is on supporting entrepreneurial businesses and their owners and managers in achieving long term, sustainable success. With over 7,000 employees in approximately 190 offices worldwide, CogitalGroup prides itself on having first-rate people in every position and providing an environment where its highly motivated and talented people develop, meet their personal goals and enjoy their career.

By joining Blick Rothenberg you have the advantage of working in a close-knit team, with the support, backing and opportunities that working for a much larger organisation brings.

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