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  • Level 4 Trainee Accountant Apprentice at Finton Doyle Accountants and Business Advisors

    Location: Bamber Bridge (Preston) 

    Primary Role

    Finton Doyle Accountants and Business Advisors located in Bamber Bridge, Preston are seeking an Assistant Accountant. This is a fantastic opportunity to join their friendly team for someone pursuing a career in Finance.

    Key Functions

    • The role will ideally suit a candidate who is currently studying towards their AAT Level 4 or is enrolling in September. 12-18 months experience working in an accountancy practice is desirable.
    • Assisting with preparation of VAT returns
    • Preparation of accounts to trial balance from client records
    • Data Input into accounts production and completion of lead schedules
    • Completion of basic personal tax returns including capital allowances
    • Completion of corporation tax returns
    • Communication with clients in respect of missing information or requesting further information
    • Property income and expense summaries
    • Payroll processing for company directors
    • Admin duties such as filing, answering the telephone, franking the post etc.

    The Person will

    • Posess good verbal and written communication skills
    • Be confident and personable
    • Have a flair and develop an understanding of the importance for excellent attention to detail
    • Have the ability to prioritise workloads
    • Be proactive flexible positive attitude
    • Work well under pressure
    • Be computer literate
  • 20 days + bank holidays + 1 extra day of holiday per year of service up to 25 days
  • Employees are given their birthday off work, when it falls on a weekday
  • Christmas Closure
  • Company Private Health Scheme
  • AAT Level 3 Finance  or equivalent essential
  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) essential

Career Devlopment Opportunities

Progress onto ACCA or ACA qualifications

Employer Website

Finton Doyle - Chartered Accountants - Lancashire - Cheshire

Other Information

Intermediate Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship: 

Higher Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration: 

20 months 

Training to be provided:

Level 4 Professional Accounting


Apprenticeship Team 

01254 292500 


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