Trainee Accounts Assistant

Concept Accountancy Limited

Concept Accountancy Limited are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking individual to join their team as a trainee accountant. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in AAT.

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    WEEKLY WAGE

    £262.50 per week

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    WORKING WEEK:

    Apprenticeship, full time

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    LOCATION

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7YL

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    DURATION:

    16 months

JOB DUTIES

Full time Permanent Accounts Assistant required to join a busy Accountancy Practice in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The role covers a lot of varied work including.

Preparing accounts using electronic systems and manual books,
Preparing VAT Returns,
Payroll 
Dealing with clients facing tasks.

 

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Good communication skills both verbally and written
  • Pleasant and competent telephone manner
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good IT and typing skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to learn and teach new systems/equipment
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work well as part of a team as well as individually
  • Maintain high standard of work at all times
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Ability to adhere to and apply strict rules of confidentiality
  • To be flexible and a genuine willingness to undertake any tasks which could reasonably be expected of someone in this capacity

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Trustworthy
  • Friendly
  • Presentable
  • Professional
  • Organised
  • Motivated
  • Honest
  • Punctual with good attendance
  • Hardworking and self-motivated
  • Confident and a quick learner
  • Reliable
  • Helpful
  • Flexible

FUTURE PROSPECTS

 

Full time permanent position with opportunity to progress career in accountancy.

 

REALITY CHECK

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. For example, if you already have a Level 4 qualification you still may be able to complete an apprenticeship at any level providing you meet the eligibility criteria and are learning substantive new skills. Please note; if you have been progressed, you will be contacted to complete a telephone interview. Please expect to receive a call from us. Applicants must go through this telephone procedure for your application to be progressed. 

Please be aware that as Northern Skills Group provide a matching recruitment service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.