Accountancy Placement (12 months), Lancaster, September 2022
At Azets people are at the core of what we do, with trainees being the first important building block in our success. We are extremely proud of and value the expertise and technical know-how within our business, but we equally understand the importance of enhancing and sharing this knowledge to continuously develop our future workforce.
With the everchanging economic landscape and advances in technology, there has never been a more exciting time to start a career in accountancy. Whether a school/college leaver, a graduate or simply looking for a career change, why not start your journey here at Azets?
We are committed to offering development opportunities to all of our staff, from Entry Level Trainee through to Senior Partner. As a trainee, all of our roles will provide a professional qualification specific to the business area you will be working in.About the role
We are currently offering a placement opportunity which will give exposure in the three following areas of accountancy:
Accounts and Business Services
As part of a role as an Accounts and Business Services Associate you will provide assistance with the preparation of annual statutory accounts and record keeping for clients and also assist your colleagues with obtaining information for the completion of tax and VAT returns. As well as providing support to your clients from an accounting perspective, you will also be communicating with HMRC and really gaining a full insight into the world of accounts.
To find out more about what a career in Accounts and Business Services might look like click here.
As part of a role as an Audit Associate you will assist with the preparation of financial statements for limited companies, LLP’s, and charities from trial balance stage. You will be working and collaborating with other members in the audit and accounts team in order to build strong working relationships. You will be providing assistance on statutory audits as you continue to develop your knowledge. As your confidence grows so will your project management skills as you work to meet deadlines and budget constraints for clients.
To find out more about what a career in Audit might look like click here.
As part of a role as a Tax Associate you will predominantly be working in our corporation tax compliance team and will provide assistance as needed on advisory projects. We would expect you to gain experience in dealing with all corporation tax compliance matters on a range of clients. As an integral and valued member of the team you will be expected to form and build long term relationships with new and existing clients to assist them in achieving their objectives.
To find out more about what a career in Tax might look like click here.Qualification
We have created a first-class training and development programme and, by starting your career at Azets, in addition to the comprehensive on the job training, you will also be given all the support you need to complete a professional qualification, including college and/or study days, mentoring and a designated buddy.
We offer a range of different qualification pathways at Azets which are determined by the role you are applying for. The qualification that will be undertaken for this position will be the ACCA.
For further information on this pathway click here.Application Requirements
To get the job that you’ll love you will have:
- You will need the right to work in the UK from your start date.
- On track to achieve or have already achieved a minimum 2:1 in your undergraduate degree
- Set to graduate in 2025
For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We are looking for someone who wants to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals.Benefits
At Azets, we understand that whilst job satisfaction and success is important, you should be rewarded for the work you do.
Our benefits include 23 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays), Agile & Flexible working, Employee referral bonuses, Lead incentive schemes and much more. You can find out more about how we reward our staff here.