Trainee Accounting Technician (Level 4 AAT)

Location: Plymouth, Devon, England
Salary: £16k - 19k per year + Additional Benefits
Reference: 3054
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Trainee Accounting Technician (Level 4 AAT)

Plymouth

Permanent Full Time

Salary: £16,000 - £19,000

You will undertake both practical and theoretical training whilst studying for your Level 4 AAT qualification under an apprenticeship agreement. The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is a professional qualification which can help you to achieve a rewarding career in accountancy. Studying for the Level 4 AAT apprenticeship qualification includes getting into the more advanced areas of managing budgets and evaluating financial performance, as well as personal and business tax. We will not only offer you support and mentoring throughout your training, but we will also fund the training, pay you 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 our 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

Attributes, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Ideally the successful candidate will have the following 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 detail

- Ability to learn new IT skills quickly

- Must be Level 3 AAT qualified

- Ideally a minimum of 5 GCSEs, grade 9-4, including Maths and English (or equivalent) and at least 2 A Levels grade A-C (or equivalent).

Terms

- 36.25 hours / 5 days per week

- 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% (but matched up to 6%) after 4 years' service

Closing date is 12th Nov 2021

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Francesca.park-davies@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.