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ACA Audit and Accounts Apprentice

Kaplan Financial
£20000 per annum
Closing date
13 Oct 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
ICAEW Apprenticeships
Full Time
Where will they be working
Not applicable

Job Details

The main tasks and responsibilities of the role include:
  • Prepare accounts from a variety of clients’ systems including Sage, Xero and QuickBooks Online.
  • Participate in onsite audits as an assistant to the audit senior and undertaking relevant tasks as required by the audit senior.
  • Prepare draft corporation tax computations.
  • Action queries raised by the accounts and tax managers on the draft accounts and tax computations.
  • Clear review points and actioning queries raised by colleagues.
  • Act as a point of contact for clients for ad hoc queries.
  • Attend clients’ premises across the North-East and Yorkshire depending on office location.

  • The above list of duties is not exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the role.

  • Degree for ACA route, with good grades. Or AAT Level 4.
  • Strong A levels: A- to C.

  • Some knowledge of accounting software packages such as Sage, QuickBooks, and Xero. (Desired)
  • Generally IT competent.
  • Knowledge of excel.

  • Be willing to learn and have an enthusiasm to pursue a career in accountancy.
  • Have excellent communication skills and be confident speaking to clients face to face, over the telephone and by email.
  • The ability to check work for accuracy and have good attention to detail.
  • Be able to demonstrate your initiative to solve problems.
  • Be flexible and proactive in managing multiple priorities.
  • The ability to travel to clients’ premises as required.

  • Clive Owen LLP
    Clive Owen LLP are a firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers based in Darlington with office in Durham, York, Darlington and Middlesbrough. We have a high calibre of staff who understand our clients needs and work closely with them acting as a sounding board. Our offering covers a range of services; audit and accountancy, business planning, corporate finance, grants, making tax digital, payroll, research and development, technology services, wealth management, tax, and virtual finance office. We have over 100 staff, 50% of whom are qualified Chartered or Certified Accountants. Over the years our large multi-disciplinary team has developed expertise in several sectors. We are therefore able to offer more in-depth assistance to these specific clients. As a member of Kreston, we share experience and best practice with similar firms across the UK and where possible the world. Our specialist sectors include education, charities, solicitors, property, food and drink and technology.


    For almost 80 years, we've helped shape the development and careers of finance professionals. We operate in over 30 countries, with strong links to the US, and have become one of the leading education providers in the world. We’ve worked with over 3 million individuals and businesses across the globe.

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