Avant Co Acc LtdEdgware

Accounts Assistant Apprentice

£9,750.00 - Annually


Accounting, Banking & Finance
Start: 31 January 2022
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Why We Need You

This business growth and ongoing development of the team has led to the requirement of an Accounts Assistant. This role will be responsible for processing, recording and reconciling accounts; preparing reports in compliance with established policies and regulations; submission and recording of tax; and liaising with group head office where appropriate.

Overview of Role:

The role requires a candidate with hands on experience of balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations and a good understanding of the basic principles of financial accounting. However, this is a role where there will be support and the opportunity to fully develop your financial accounting skills and gain exposure to all areas of accounting and finance. The role includes:

  • To provide administrative and secretarial support to Principal
  • To ensure that there are systems in place for maintaining complete and accurate client records
  • Organising and prioritising future commitments to ensure schedules are not overloaded.
  • Company Secretarial tasks such as company formation and other technical tasks
  • General bookkeeping duties
  • Completion of on-line submissions to HMRC and Companies House
  • Complete VAT returns for clients
  • Completing self-assessment tax returns for clients
  • Responsibility for running the payrolls for clients and liaising with HMRC to resolve queries
  • Help prepare statutory financial statements
  • Maintaining and reconciling balance sheet accounts including weekly bank reconciliations
  • Analysing balance sheets
  • Maintaining and accounting for fixed assets, depreciation, and amortisation
  • Work to ensure compliance in all financial transaction


Avants mission is to redefine accounting and provide the best service by turning knowledge and understanding of information, industries and business trends into value for our firms' clients and help small businesses to grow. 


A minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade C/4, including C/4 in maths and English (or the equivalent) is required for this programme.

  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Ability to work alone and with other people.
  • IT skills – knowledge of social media, send and receive email, data entry.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Successfully manage multiple tasks & priorities.
  • Strong time management & demonstrable experience in meeting deadlines & targets.
  • Attention to detail & deliver high quality work.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outloo
  • Willing to learn.
  • Able to follow instructions and remain calm.
  • Proactive / self-starter with positive can-do attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal & teamwork skills cultivating long term relationships at all levels of own & customer’s organisation.


Address: A, 111, Edgware - HA8 5EN
Phone Number: 01438 340121

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