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Job Title : Accountant Apprentice
Location : CROYDON, London, CR0 7LR
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Accounting - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Finance/Accountancy
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00695
Brief Description : Gentle Dental Care is made up of a group of dental practices in both Bromley and Croydon that have been providing high-quality treatments for over 40 years.


Qualifications Required : • Minimum of a C grade in Maths and English at GCSE or equivalent
• Strong computer skills in particular using Microsoft word and excel
Vacancy Detail : A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven and hardworking AAT apprentice to join a busy and fast paced finance team of the Gentle Dental Care Group which are a group of dental practices based in Croydon, Bromley and Sutton.

The successful candidate will be a member of a growing finance team and will be required to work closely with the head of finance, finance manager as well as other members of the organisation. The candidate will support the team in the following areas:

• Accounts payable
• Accounts receivables
• Accruals and prepayments
• Fixed asset register
• Preparation of the management accounts
• Bank reconciliations
• Bookkeeping on Xero software
• Reporting of bad debts
• Expense analysis
• Other ad hoc jobs as and when required

As well as gaining invaluable experience within a finance industry role, the successful candidate will also have the unique opportunity to gain experience working within a practice role too.

The practice role will enable the candidate to gain experience in the following areas:

• Bookkeeping using cloud-based software such as Xero
• Preparing Financial Statements reporting under FRS105 and FRS102
• Preparing Corporation Tax Returns
• Administering payroll
• Preparation of property accounts
• Preparing personal Tax Returns
• Managing the Company Secretarial for the clients (such as confirmation statements and other companies house forms)
• Preparing VAT Returns
• Letter and email writing skills when contacting clients

Number of Positions Available : 2
Working Week : 9:00am -6:00pm
Salary : £180.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 16/11/2020
Possible Start Date : 30/11/2020
Skills Required : • Good communication skills
• Strong literacy skills
• Work well within a team
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Very organised
• Motivated and driven
Training to be Provided : The Advanced Apprenticeship framework covers the following elements: AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting, Functional Skills: English and Maths Level 2, ERR Workbook
Things to consider : This role will be based in Croydon but will also have the flexibility of potentially working from home one day a week.

Applicants will be asked to submit a short clip explaining why you feel you should be considered for the role. Successful submission will then be invited for a Zoom interview
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