Assistant, Business Solutions (School Leaver Apprenticeship) September 2019 - Thames Valley
- Salary: Competitive
- Deadline: 29/11/2019
- Length of Programme: 1 Year
- Entry Requirements: Three GCSEs at grades A*–E, including Maths and English, or equivalent, Studying, or about to start studying, towards a relevant (Customer Service/Business Administration) NVQ qualification
- Qualification Gained: Professional Qualification
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School Leaver (ACCA/AAT candidate)
Accounts and Outsourcing ("Business Solutions" department)
Purpose of the role
We are a well-established and growing top 15 firm with a strong reputation for providing a high-quality service, with areas of technical expertise in the following areas: Corporate Business, Non Profit, Pension Funds, Professional Practice and Private Clients.
We are looking for an ambitious school leaver to join our successful and growing Accounts and Outsourcing team based in Reading. You will be joining a talented team committed to delivering a high-quality service to a varied portfolio of clients.
Responsibilities (no prior experience essential)
Basic Bookkeeping duties using a variety of accounting software e.g. Sage, Xero, Exact such as processing of invoices and payments, maintaining accounts payables/receivables ledgers, bank reconciliation, posting journals and accruals, year-end reporting and intergroup reconciliations if applicable (to be able to process transactions manually and using automation)
Assist in the preparation and submission of VAT and employer taxes i.e. PAYE, P11D and PSA
Assist in the preparation of monthly/quarterly management reports for a range of clients
Assist in the preparation of basic corporation tax returns
Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts under FRS102
Prepare basic annual company filings (confirmation statement, appointments/resignation of directors, and change of year-end...)
Acquire and maintain technical knowledge for your level to the required standard
Complete exams and training requirements under the apprenticeship scheme
Complete assigned areas of work within the time budget and deadlines set by seniors
Take responsibility for your work and able to multi-task in an organised manner
Prioritise own work and deadlines
Technical skills, experience & knowledge
An exceptional team player with the ability to prioritise
Ability to anticipate problems and produce solutions
Our minimum requirements
BBB (or equivalent UCAS points) from three A Levels (or equivalent)
GCSE grade 6 or above in Maths and English Language
Crowe UK is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation and believe that diversity and inclusivity are key drivers of effectiveness and in providing our clients with quality service.
Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit.