Trainee Accounting Technician

Location: Axminster
Salary: £14k - 16k per year
Reference: 2254
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Trainee Accounting Technician

Location: Axminster and Plymouth

Hours of work: 36.25 hours per week (8.45am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday, with one-hour lunch).

Salary: 14k plus training and study leave

Hawk 3 Talent are looking to recruit two Trainee Accounting Technicians to join their business services teams in their Plymouth and Axminster offices on a permanent basis from September 2021 onwards.

The successful candidates will undertake both practical and theoretical training whilst studying for their AAT qualifications under an apprenticeship agreement. The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is a professional qualification which can help to achieve a rewarding career in accountancy. Studying for Level 3 and Level 4 AAT apprenticeship qualifications includes learning the fundamentals of book keeping and accounting standards, getting into the more advanced areas of managing budgets and evaluating financial performance, as well as personal and business tax. Our client will not only offer you support and mentoring throughout your training, but will also fund the training, pay your normal salary on the days you attend classes or time in the office to study and give you paid study leave to have extra revision time. You will also receive regular pay reviews.

It is not just about studying though as 80% of your time will be gaining valuable work experience supporting the Partners, Directors and Managers in providing a range of accounting and taxation services to their clients. You will prepare financial information, reports and returns for a wide range of clients, both businesses and individuals whilst also using computer software to record financial transactions. You will prepare and provide personal and company tax computations, regular VAT returns and bookkeeping services. You will also help in information gathering to analyse and report information about income and expenditure to support decision making, planning and control.

Attributes, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

      Analytical, methodical and numerical

Outgoing, socially confident and emotionally controlled

A positive attitude, friendly and personable

Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently / flexibly Adaptable, organised and conscientious

Takes the initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

Professional and team orientated in approach

Good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven accuracy and an eye for details

Ability to learn new IT skills quickly

You will have already achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs, grade 9-4, including Maths and English (or equivalent) and you will have, or expect to have, at least 2 A Levels grade A-C (or equivalent).

Remuneration

20 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 25 days plus bank holidays after 5 years' service

Death in service 3 x annual salary

Access to Westfield Rewards and Health scheme

24-hour external Employee Assistance Programme helpline

Buy and sell holiday

Introducing clients and staff commission schemes

Pension 3% rising to 4% after 4 years' service Opportunities to later progress and gain further qualifications are available for the right candidates.

Closing date is 8 th June 2021

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

Hawk 3 Talent are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.