Accounts Associate

Recruiter
Azets
Location
Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
16 Oct 2020
Ref
SCONE18
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

Accounts Associate / Accounts Assistant / Accounts Trainee - Accountancy Services, Business Services, Trainee Accountant / AAT

Competitive Salary + Study Support + Benefits

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Want to be part of an international family whose vision is “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”? Then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you are in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together. Our moto when it comes to career development is “Your Journey – Your Voice – Your Success ".

Azets

We are a leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisors operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years and as we continue our growth journey. We are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!

Our values are our motivations:

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does that sound like you?

Requirements

To get the job that you’ll love:

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 want to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals.

As part of your 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 clients from an accounting perspective, you will also be working closely with our experienced team members to learn about building strong relationships with clients.

In terms of qualifications, we want to ensure we are offering the best service to our customers and the same goes for our people. As an Associate we will enrol and support you studying towards your AAT Accountancy qualification. We will provide you full study support including mentorship and coaching as we guide you all the way on your journey to understanding the world of accountancy. For this position, no prior experience is needed, all we ask is that you have your Higher Maths and English at a minimum grade of a B.

Due to the nature of the qualification we are supporting (AAT), this role would be suited to an ambitious school leaver.

A note from the Hiring Manager;

“This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious trainee to join a growing, technology focussed firm. We will work closely with you throughout your training and development to ensure you reach your full potential and you will have the opportunity to learn about the world of accountancy in a practical setting. We are committed to supporting new talent into the profession with the long-term goal that you could become a Chartered Accountant and a core member of the team.”

Benefits

Why join Azets?

The relationship we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both ours and your success.

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees. In nurturing talent from all backgrounds, this helps us to grow our own and bring out the best in people.

What’s in it for you?

  • Pension - Looking after your future self when it’s time to step back and relax.
  • Excellent annual leave + bank holidays – Time to focus on your family and what’s important to you. Where will your precious time take you?
  • Life Assurance – 4 x times salary, our family is important to us, and so is yours.
  • Employee Referral Bonus – We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our family.
  • Employee Benefits Portal – Cashback and vouchers on everyday purchases.
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities – Continuous development and support not only for your professional qualifications but also for your personal goals and aspirations, so we can grow together.
  • Opportunity to attend social events – Time to stop, pause and have fun.
  • Career Coaching – Better never stops. Sharing our time to make the best use of yours

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa and be eligible to take up full time, permanent employment.

EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.

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