Accounting Apprentice

Rayner Essex Chartered Accountants
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
£150.50 per week
14 May 2021
16 May 2021
Job role
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship
Duties include:
  • Learn to record sales and purchase invoices
  • Learn to record bank payments and receipts
  • Learn to complete bank reconciliations
  • Learn to complete VAT returns, including liaising with the client to provide the required information, producing supporting schedules and completing the VAT return by the deadline
  • Learn to complete small accounts and management accounts assignments, with appropriate guidance and supervision
  • Learn to use accounting packages such as SAGE, Quickbooks, Xero, CCH accounts
  • Participate in the organisation and prioritisation of workloads in order to meet deadlines and maintain high standards at all times
  • Undertake general office duties, including filing and photocopying, and assist colleagues within the department as a whole
  • Participate in team meetings

Other ad hoc duties as may be required from time to time in order to assist the smooth running of the Accounting Solutions Department or to provide additional assistance to clients.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good keyboard skills and a working knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel. Understanding of a customer focussed service.

Personal qualities

  • Good verbal communication and listening skills
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and accurately, both in person and when using the telephone and email
  • Ability to organise self to complete tasks fully and on time
  • Ability to check for accuracy and give attention to detail
  • Good team worker

Desired qualifications

  • Essential - Five GCSE's (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above (including at least grade 6 in maths and English)
  • Desirable - Two A level's (or equivalent) at grade C or above (excluding general studies)

Future prospects

Opportunities to progress and complete ACCA qualification

Things to consider

  • You must check how you are going to travel to the workplace, including mileage, expense and time
  • Your qualification results will be checked

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