AAT Apprentice – February 2024

The Firm:

HW Fisher is a top 30 UK chartered accountancy firm. We are a commercially astute organisation with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates, Not for Profit organisations and high-net worth individuals.

Our clients come from many different backgrounds and are active in all branches of commerce and industry. Our reputation is grounded in quality, delivering premium advisory services efficiently and cost-effectively.

Founded in 1933, the practice comprises 25 partners and approximately 300 staff supplying a range of services spanning audit, corporate taxation, private client services, VAT and forensic accounting, together with a range of sector groups offering specialist industry knowledge.

The Role:

We require AAT Apprentices to join our firm to start in February 2024 within our tax and accounts team, Business Solutions.

Business Solutions is a department within the HW Fisher organisation that has a particular interest in our authors and journalists sector. The department provides a “one-stop shop” for owner managed businesses including personal and corporate tax, accounting, and VAT functions.

The Candidate:

We require school leavers with excellent A Levels to work within the above team and to assist our managers in the above functions.

The successful candidate will be given training on how to prepare accounts, tax returns, VAT returns and how to deal with other aspects of general accountancy services work. They will also receive training on the accounts production and Corporation Tax return computer programs.

You will be: –

  • Computer literate (experience of Excel and Word essential)
  • A quick learner
  • Able to work on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Numerate
  • Conscientious
  • Logical
  • Seeking your first step in accountancy

In return you will be offered a 2 year training contract to complete your Level 3 and Level 4 AAT qualification. Full study support will be provided under an apprenticeship contract.

Please include a covering letter outlining the reasons why you think you would be suitable for this position.

Please note that this position is not suitable for those that are studying an alternative qualification or have completed AAT Level 3 or higher.

Successful candidates who complete the AAT qualification with us may have the opportunity to study for a further qualification in due course.

The Benefits:

  • Salary: competitive
  • Group Life Cover
  • 20 days holiday on commencement
  • Buying and Selling Holiday Scheme
  • Contributory Private Health Scheme
  • Non-Contributory Health Cash Plan
  • Season Ticket Loan (after qualifying period)
  • Discounted Tastecard
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle voucher scheme

To apply for this position please contact Michael Fraser at mfraser@hwfisher.co.uk


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