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Audit Assistant - AAT Apprentice

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Clifton, York, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Annual wage
  • Working week
    Monday to Friday, 7.5 hours per day with flexible start and end times. A standard working week is 37.5 hours with no requirement to work on a weekend or on an evening. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.5
  • Expected duration
    36 Months
  • Possible start date
    02 Sep 2024
  • Date posted
    22 Apr 2024
  • Apprenticeship level
    Level 3 (A level)
  • Reference number
  • Positions
    1 available
What you will do in your working day
  • Supporting the delivery of assignments through undertaking audit fieldwork both at client premises and in the office
  • Successfully communicating with the client throughout the audit, including systems understanding and for general queries relating to the testing being undertaken
  • Attendance at stock takes
  • Highlighting areas of risk or significance for the Senior or Executive to review
  • Responding to review points and clearing them as and when required
  • Collaborating with all team members and those within the wider business
  • Extracting information from the client’s accounting system and obtaining supporting documents as required
  • Preparation of accounts on Iris (including those under FRS102 and 1A)
  • Completing audit programmes
  • Building relationships with the client (and their team) and acting as an ambassador for the business. You will be expected to professionally represent the firm and its interests in dealings with clients and other professionals
The training you will be getting
  • AAT level 3 qualification, moving on to AAT evel 4 after the successful completion of level 3
  • Studies will be completed either on-line or in classroom (depending on the students base location and viability of travel to Leeds to attend classroom courses).
  • Course attendance is typically one day a week.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
It is expected that on full completion of the AAT qualification (being completion of levels 3 and 4) apprentices move on to study the ACA qualification under a level 7 apprenticeship.

Promotions and salary increases will be made during the course of completing the full AAT qualification, in line with the individual displaying the appropriate level of knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working Qualifications A Level or equivalent English (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Essential Things to consider The role will include regular travel to client sites and holding a full UK driving licence and having access to a vehicle would be advantageous.

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