Accounts Apprenticeship

Nottingham, UK
18 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide a high quality service to the Accounting & Outsourcing department's client base and ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial accounts and tax returns both personal and corporate.

Work should be performed with minimal supervision.

The clients will range from SME's, Entrepreneurial and Private Client and Larger organisations based in the UK.

Your typical day will vary between:

• Working within the existing accounts preparation team preparing accounts for a variety clients. The position may include travel to client's own premises;

• Being involved in the preparation of both personal and corporate Tax Returns;

• Being involved in the preparation of management accounts for clients within a specified timeframe;

• Working within a budget, preparing for the manager a fully cross referenced file and financial statements for their review;

• Assisting clients on an ad hoc basis with bookkeeping services and preparation of VAT Returns;

• Communicating with clients in a professional and confident manner;

• Communicating with other departments (e.g. tax) to pass on all relevant information;

• Assisting in the department with any additional ad hoc duties and queries.

What we are looking for

We are looking for collaborative people who think creatively about their work and enjoy embracing challenges. Do you have?:

• Interpersonal skills; the ability to build client relationships with a foundation of trust and responsibility.

• Analytical skills; the ability to think critically, research and solve problems.

• Attention to detail and strong time-management skills.

• Commitment to self-development & learning.

• Affinity with our values; in particular, respect for individuals, diversity and integrity.

If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity.

Role Requirements

• AAT Qualified or part ACCA qualified;

• Previous experience of preparing accounts;

• Experience of SAGE and a good understanding of and ability to use excel;

• Experience of Xero beneficial but not essential;

• Knowledge of Caseware beneficial but not essential.

Training & Support

We will fund your study towards the ACCA qualification.

You will receive a full study package and time off to study and attend college. Your professional qualification is only part of the story at Mazars; we support all of our trainees with a blended approach to training and development including classroom study, 1:1 coaching, and soft skills training.

You will be supported by a mentor and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track.


We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees - holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you.

As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans.

About Mazars

"At Mazars, people matter. Everyone is different and we treat our people as individuals, playing to their strengths. We pride ourselves on nurturing and developing talent, helping our people fulfil their aspirations whatever they may be."

Ian Wrightson, UK Executive, Head of People & Culture

We are a positively different international accountancy and advisory firm. With entrepreneurship and a desire to create value at the heart of our DNA, we differentiate ourselves by the opportunities we offer our people, our approach to working with clients and our passion for responsible business.

Mazars is among the top 10 accountancy firms within the UK with approximately 140 partners and over 1800 staff serving clients from 17 offices. With offices in more than 80 countries across six continents the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite.

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