PKF Smith Cooper is the home of PKF in the Midlands. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do, and it’s our job to help them thrive by creating successful, longstanding relationships.
The region’s leading firm of trusted accountants and business advisors, we work in unison with PKF member firms across the world, blending local expertise and extensive territorial knowledge to provide a full range of audit, accountancy, tax, and advisory services.
Address; Compton Street, Ashbourne
BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE
The role will involve a comprehensive training programme where you will be able to learn various topics including bookkeeping, preparation of VAT returns and preparation of statutory accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and companies.
Assisting in the completion of bookkeeping with a view to producing regular management accounts for clients.
Assisting with the preparation of VAT returns and payrolls to ensure that timetables are met.
Assisting other members of the accounts team with administration tasks as required.
Maintaining good relationships with clients.
SKILLS & QUALITIES REQUIRED
Written & Verbal Communication, attention to detail, customer care, administrative, logical, team working, an interest in the industry.
Maths GCSE B (5), A-Level maths preferable (high C and above)
Potential to progress to a higher level of apprenticeship, level 4 AAT and beyond.
Job promotion as you progress and become more experienced.
Monday to Friday. 37.5 hours. 08:45-5:15. With study release
Apprenticeship minimum rate
Our benefits package has been designed around our people and shaped by our values. As part of our team, here are some of the things you can expect:
A working environment that empowers you to perform at your best, through our flexible working policy and dress for your diary scheme
Time to do what matters to you – 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays, the option to reduce annual hours for additional annual leave, and your birthday off, on us. Long-serving employees can also request a sabbatical, giving you the chance to make truly unforgettable memories.
Rewards for those that embrace and embody our values and culture through our Kudos Reward Scheme.
Regular social events and annual companywide away days, giving you the opportunity to engage with colleagues across your division, office and the wider firm.
Bonus referral schemes for introducing new talent or clients, so when we benefit, you do too.
Life doesn’t stop at the end of the working day, and neither do our benefits. We also offer life assurance, discounts on a huge variety of retailers through PKF Smith Cooper Rewards Scheme, and cashback on healthcare (including dental visits, physiotherapy etc) through Healthshield.
TRAINING TO BE PROVIDED
AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting.
Buxton or Leek (college transport available)
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Please consider how you will get to work each day.