Accounts Assistant – Top 20 firm
- BV Recruitment trainee roles
- London (Greater) (GB)
- To £24000 + AAT then ACA Study + Benefits
- Closing date
- 25 Jun 2023
- Accounting - practice
- Salary band
- £20,000 - £30,000
- Contract type
- AAT-ACA fast track, ICAEW Apprenticeships
- Full Time
- Where will they be working?
- Hybrid - mostly office
Are you an AAT Student with at least one year experience currently working in a good quality accountancy practice, looking to upgrade to a very prestigious Top 20 firm based in Central London? Are you keen to utilise your bookkeeping and VAT skills and work in a larger firm, gain exposure to larger clients, and be trained so you can progress to higher level work in a short space of time? Are you keen to receive study support for your remaining AAT exams then receive study support for the ACA qualification? Are you also looking for a firm which offers hybrid working – allowing staff to work 2 days a week from home? Are you also looking to work for a large firm which has an excellent track record of recruiting staff from smaller firm backgrounds? Based in the busy Business Services & Outsourcing Department, your role will be varied and include a mixture of bookkeeping (eg processing invoices, making payments, bank reconciliations, maintaining client ledgers, journal entries etc), VAT returns, company filings, plus receive training so you can assist with the preparation of statutory accounts and management accounts, as well as corporation tax returns. You will gain exposure to a wide range of clients from interesting sectors such as financial services, property, media, entertainment, technology, retail, fashion and renewable energy. You will also use cloud based software packages such as Xero, Sage One and Quickbooks Online. You will work in a growing and supportive team and be provided with many opportunities to learn new skills and progress in the future.
To be considered for this new role (May 2023) you will likely be an AAT Student currently working as an Accounts Assistant, Trainee Accountant or Junior Bookkeeper, ideally studying AAT level 2 or 3 and have at least one year experience in a UK based accountancy practice firm. The firm would also consider candidates who are studying AAT level 4. After your AAT qualification you will be looking to start the ACA. You must have experience of bookkeeping assignments and VAT returns. Experience of management accounts and statutory accounts would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided. Ideally you will have experience of cloud based software packages such as Xero, Sage One and Quickbooks Online. Experience of Caseware would be an advantage. You must be well presented, professional and a team player.
This large and well known City based accountancy firm with over 400 staff is an excellent place to learn and develop your career. It provides all its staff with supportive working environments where staff can learn new skills and progress. It is a sociable and friendly office and you will be based in a supportive team where you will be given every opportunity to develop your career and progress to a higher level. Overall this is an excellent opportunity for an AAT student studying level 2 or 3 with at least a year experience working in an accountancy firm, to join a large Top 20 firm and receive flexible working arrangements, great training, support for the AAT then ACA qualification and future progression on offer.
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