Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

Absolute Interpreting and Translations Ltd
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
£166.00 per week
03 Mar 2021
26 Mar 2021
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship
Reporting directly to the Head of Interpreting and Translations Department, you will provide invaluable finance support to the wider business.

The Birmingham office, which candidates will be working in, is very fast paced and tight knit. This means applicants must be effective both independently and at times, as part of a small team.

Duties will include:
  • Working with, and supporting all internal staff, subcontractors with any financial queries
  • Processing payroll, expenses and any associated staff related payments
  • Processing payments for DBS checks
  • Processing payments via BACS
  • Processing timesheets for subcontractors
  • Raising Invoices
  • Raising Financial Statements
  • Issuing Credits
  • Processing VAT returns
  • Preparing end of year accounts
  • Using SAGE and internal, bespoke company software
  • Support HR/Admin Officer to keep all data accurate, safe and up to date
  • Answer any enquiries via E-mail or Call in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Keep good relationship with third party organisations
  • Willing to learn new skills with a positive and can and will do attitude

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiastic about continuing a career within Accountancy & Finance
  • Approachable, friendly and professional
  • Able to create good working relationships
  • Hardworking and accurate, good attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills - both over the phone and in person
  • Computer literate (experience with Microsoft Office essential)
  • Ability to manage workload and prioritise
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Able to get on with tasks without being asked and without requiring constant supervision

Personal qualities

  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • Motivated and driven
  • Hard working
  • Trustworthy and Reliable
  • Punctual and Committed
  • Happy to try new things and accept challenges
  • Confidence dealing with people
  • Good team player, but also able to use own initiative

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs gradesA* -C in English and maths or equivalent - Essential
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel - Essential
  • Some Accountancy & Finance experience - Preferred
  • Level 2 AAT or equivalent - Preferred

Future prospects

There will be a full-time position for the right individual on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Attending Walsall college.

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