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    Job Summary
  • Salary
    £130 (per week)
  • Location
    Harrow, Middlesex
  • Sector
    Accounting Level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    26th July 2017
    EMPLOYER
  • Employer Name
    LOTUSWISE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT LIMITED
  • Distance from academy
    • 7.4 Miles
    • 24 Minutes
  • Address
    Ruislip HA4 9UU, United Kingdom

Job Description

Based in offices in Eastcote, Middlesex, Lotuswise are a firm of ICAEW Chartered Accountants. We have a clientele consisting of SME businesses in a variety of sectors. We are a small but ambitious firm wanting to deliver quality services to our clients in the most efficient ways through the use of technology and optimal processes

As an approved ICAEW training firm, we employ people who will uphold the highest professional standards and who will work towards the prestigious ACA qualification. We are currently looking for an Apprentice Accounts Assistant who will underpin our transaction processing function.

 

You will initially be responsible for and receive training in the following areas:

 

Basic accounting skills using Cloud Accounting Systems

Preparation of bank and control account reconciliations

Preparation of VAT returns

Preparation of payroll

Capture and processing of purchase and sales transactions

Preparation and presentation of working papers

Other analysis and adhoc tasks

 

 

It is expected that you will study for the AAT Level 3 qualification and on successful completion of this, you will progress to studying for the ACA qualification of the ICAEW.  You will also achieve accreditation for relevant software used by the firm including QuickBooks Online.  ONLY candidates committed to studying for a Professional Accountancy (ACA) and committed to a career in Accountancy will be considered.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm 37.5 hours per week

LOCATION


Requirements & Prospects

Qualifications

Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

Good numeracy; analytical
Good oral and written communication skills
I.T. literate including intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

Personal Qualities

Bright, energetic, well presented
Enthusiastic with “Can Do” attitude
Good time-keeping and time management; disciplined and strong work ethic
Ability to multi-task while working with precision and accuracy

Future Prospects

It is expected that you will study for the AAT Level 3 qualification and on successful completion of this, you will progress to studying for the ACA qualification of the ICAEW. You will also achieve accreditation for relevant software used by the firm including QuickBooks Online. ONLY candidates committed to studying for a Professional Accountancy (ACA) and committed to a career in Accountancy will be considered.

    TRAINING
  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location
    Watford

Training

The newly launched Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a skilled assistant accountant.
The apprenticeship includes:
• AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
• SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts
• AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016
Training and Assessment
• Throughout the first 12 months you will be required to attend the 3aaa Accountancy Academy in Watford on average 25-30 days (plus exam days).
• You will attend a full week intensive course to prepare you for the AAT Synoptic Assessment (approx. month 12-14)
• Your dedicated Assessor will visit you in the workplace every 8-12 weeks
• You will be invited to 3aaa Masterclasses presented by industry experts to enrich your learning experience.
The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)

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