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Audit Apprenticeship Programme - KPMG (UK wide, no set closing date)

Job title: Audit Apprenticeship Programme

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: Competitive

Employer: KPMG

Location: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Nottingham, Reading, Southampton, Watford  

Job details and application instructions: Visit the KPMG careers website for more information and to apply to this position

Closing date: No set closing date

Audit School Leaver Programme - Grant Thornton (Various locations, April 2020)

Job title: Audit School Leaver Programme

Job type: Full-time

Salary: Competitive

Employer: Grant Thornton

Location: Birmingham, Cambridge, Gatwick, London, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Reading, Sheffield

Job details and application instructions: Visit the Grant Thornton website for more information and to apply to this position.

Closing date: Applications for our school leaver roles are open until we fill our roles. We will have filled the majority of roles by the end of April 2020.

Head of Finance (Remote working/London, closing date 4 August 2020)

Job title: Head of Finance

Job type: Full-time

Salary: Negotiable for right candidate

Employer: ohne

Location: Working remotely, eventually some time in London

Job details: Visit the ohne website for more information and to apply

Closing date: 4 August 2020

Accountancy Assistant (Warwickshire, closing date 12 August 2020)

Job title: Accountancy Assistant

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £19,554–£21,166 per annum (plus benefits package)

Employer: North Warwickshire Borough Council

Location: Atherstone

Job details: Visit the council website for more information and to apply

​​​​​​Closing date: 12 August 2020

Accounts Assistant – Sales Ledger/Credit Control (Harrogate, closing date 14 August 2020)

Job title: Accounts Assistant – Sales Ledger/Credit Control

Job type: Full-time, permanent

Salary: £20,000-£23,000

Employer: Intelligent Brokerage Limited

Location: Hornbeam Park, Harrogate

Job details: See the job listing on Indeed for more information and to apply

Closing date: 14 August 2020

Office Accountant (Devon, closing date 14 August 2020)

Job title: Office Accountant

Job type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: Circa £29,000 to £35,000

Employer: The Manor House Hotel (Okehampton) Ltd

Location: Near Okehampton, Devon

Job details: See the job listing on Indeed for more information and to apply

Closing date: 14 August 2020

Accounts Apprentice (North Yorkshire, closing date 15 August 2020)

Job title: Accounts Apprentice

Job type: Full-time apprenticeship

Salary: National Minimum Wage/apprentice wage

Employer: Analox Ltd

Location: Stokesley, North Yorkshire

Job details: Visit the Analox website for more information and to apply

​​​​​Closing date: 15 August 2020

Accountant (Hemel Hempstead, closing date 31 August 2020)

Job title: Accountant

Job type: Full-time/part-time/apprenticeship

Salary: £18,000 to £24,000 (as per experience and qualification)

Employer: TaxAssist Hemel Hempstead

Location: 25 Lawn Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP4

Job details: Visit the job listing on Indeed for more information and to apply

​​​​​​Job reference: Hemel

Closing date: 31 August 2020

AAT Apprentice Trainee (London and South East, closing date February 2021)

Job title: AAT Apprentice Trainee

Job type: Apprenticeship

Employer: Moore Kingstone Smith

Location: City of London, West End, st Albans, Redhill, Romford, Heathrow

Job details: Visit the employer's website for more information and to apply

​​​​​Closing date: February 2021

AAT Level 3 Apprentice - Blick Rothenberg Ltd (London, no set closing date)

Job title: AAT Level 3 Apprentice

Job type: Full-tine apprenticeship

Salary: £19,250 per annum

Employer: Blick Rothenberg Ltd

Location: London - Chandos Street & Argyll Street

Job details and application instructions: Visit the Blick Rothenberg website for more details and to apply for this position.

Job reference: AATL3BR

Closing date: No set closing date

Accounts Assistant - Finling Associates Ltd (London, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £19,000-£23,000 per annum

Employer: Finling Associates Ltd

Location: Wimbledon, London

Job details: Training, Skills and Experience - Duties

Management accounting

  • Day to day bookkeeping using Receipt-Bank and Xero (including both sales and purchase ledger, as well as all bank reconciliations).
  • Period end procedures to bring clients’ accounts up to trial balance, ready for reports to be run, including a full set of reconciliations.
  • Communicating with other team members.
  • Communicating with clients.

VAT

  • VAT returns.
  • Reconciliation of VAT accounts.
  • Statutory Accounts pre-preparation.
  • Assistance with a structured pre-preparation process for each client.

Required

  • Willing to be a team player, committed member of our team, punctual, courteous, and helpful at all times.
  • Part qualified with AAT.
  • Approximately one to two years’ accounting experience.

Application instructions: If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to lennys.santos@finling.net. A covering letter is not necessary but feel free to include it.

Closing date: No set closing date

Junior Accounts Assistant - Finling Associates Ltd (London, no set closing date)

Job title: Junior Accounts Assistant

Job type: Full-time

Salary: £17,000-£19,000 per annum

Employer: Finling Associates Ltd

Location: Wimbledon, London

Job details: Training, skills and experience - the role:

We offer an excellent range of staff benefits, and support for professional training and qualifications.

This role will provide additional support within the book-keeping and management accounts department:

  • Processing purchase ledger, credit card and expense claim transactions through our software platform
  • Reconciling bank entries in Xero
  • Assistance with month end accounts preparation
  • Assistance with VAT return preparation
  • Supporting analysis, checking and reconciliation work for client

Experience and skills – essential. Skills required:

  • Willing to be a team player, committed member of our team, punctual, courteous and helpful at all times.
  • Highly IT literate.
  • Interested in cloud based IT systems, and mobile apps.
  • Able to take the initiative, but at the same time seek guidance whenever needed.
  • GCSE (A-C) in Maths and English essential.
  • 2 A Levels minimum.

Application instructions: If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to lennys.santos@finling.net. A covering letter is not necessary but feel free to include it.

Closing date: No set closing date.

Accounts Senior - Ash Accounting Ltd (Nottingham, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Senior

Job type: Full or part-time considered

Salary: To be agreed

Employer: Ash Accounting

Location: Carlton, Nottingham

Job details: Ash Accounting are looking for some-one to join their established friendly accountancy practice. They would prefer someone who already has had experience working in a private practice undertaking some of the following: bookkeeping, preparing accounts, tax computations, VAT returns, payroll etc but will consider others. Ash Accounting are hoping to recruit someone who will see this as their long-term career move. Full support given for additional training.

Application instructions: In the first instance please email your CV with a covering letter to sandra@ashaccounting.com.

Closing date: No set closing date

Accounts Apprentice – Trainee Finance Manager (Leeds, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Apprentice – Trainee Finance Manager

Job type: Apprenticeship

Salary: £10,000–£14,000

Employer: AIMS Accountants for Business

Location: No. 3 City West Business Park, Gelderd Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 6LN

Job details:

Provide assistance to ensure accurate and timely preparation of statutory financial statements, payroll and tax compliance for a range of clients. You will be the point of contact for your portfolio of clients, providing telephone support and secretarial support for the practice.

Vacancy description:

To complete all administrative and other ad hoc tasks requested by the line manager, including but not limited to:

  • processing of clients' bookkeeping, including ledger inputting, bank reconciliations and processing VAT returns
  • you will be given on the job training in payroll, and will be given an understanding of company accounts, management accounting and tax returns
  • you will also be provided with an understanding in other areas in the firm including personal tax and company secretarial practices
  • checking in and out client records and ensuring all required information has been received and maintains log
  • ensuring all clients' books and records are returned upon completion of accounts
  • taking ownership for all accounts archiving
  • ensuring the accounts filing system is maintained daily
  • completing bookkeeping timely and accurately on Sage, Xero and QuickBooks
  • communicating any client issues to the Line Manager
  • complying with all confidentiality rules
  • supporting other departments where necessary.

During your first two years you will:

  • learn how to use accounting software and systems in order to prepare financial statements for clients’ year end requirements
  • develop an understanding of financial statements and the nature of the clients’ business
  • co-ordinate with tax, payroll and audit hub to deliver client information as a whole
  • IXBRL tagging
  • manage your own client portfolio
  • self-review your own-work, ensuring minimal review points are raised by managers
  • have confident knowledge of accounting standards which you apply to a given set of year end financials
  • carry out the tax computation for simpler clients.

The person:

  • Interpersonal skills; the ability to build client relationships with a foundation of trust and responsibility.
  • Analytical skills; the ability to think critically, research and solve problems.
  • Attention to detail and strong time-management skills.
  • Commitment to self-development and learning.

Minimum requirements: B in English Language and Maths.

Package: AIMS offers core benefits to all employees – up to 30 days' holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that they want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you.

Hours: 30 hours (1 day at college)

Application instructions: All applications to be sent to lucybrennan@fi.co.uk. Applications must include a covering letter and CV.

Closing date: Ongoing

Accounts Junior (Sheffield, no set closing date)

Job title: Accounts Junior

Job type: Full-time/part-time 3–5 days per week

Salary: £12,000–£20,000

Employer: Taylor & Russell Accountancy Limited

Location: Sheffield (Hackenthorpe)

Job details: 

Taylor & Russell Accountancy is looking for a committed individual to join its friendly small accountancy practice. Experience working in practice is essential, undertaking the following:

  • bookkeeping
  • preparing Limited Company accounts to trial balance stage
  • management accounts
  • tax computations
  • VAT returns
  • bank, purchase, and sales ledger reconciliations
  • some payroll experience is necessary
  • experience with Sage and QuickBooks
  • communicating with clients.

The candidate must be minimum AAT Level 3 with 3+ years’ experience.

Application instructions: If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to james@taylorandrussell.com. A covering letter is not necessary but feel free to include it.

Closing date: None