Accounting Apprenticeships, Banbury

We are recruiting multiple Associate Trainee Accountants to complete Level 3 or 7 Apprenticeships to support our team in providing excellent service to our growing client base

Customer First

Accountable

Professional

About Assure UK and our Associate Trainee Accountant Apprenticeship

At Assure UK we offer a personalised service which is tailored to our clients’ needs and requirements. This is one area where we stand out from the crowd.

At Assure UK, we believe that the very best service comes from dedicated specialists committed to excellent client service. We provide personalised pension scheme audit and assurance services that make a difference.

We pride ourselves in a forward thinking proactive working style to ensure clients get the most value out of services. We help clients understand and manage key business risks, improve business processes and operating efficiency, and assure the validity of vital business information

Besides offering a great service to our clients, we ensure we have happy efficient teams. We are currently in the top 5% of companies that participate in the Engagement Multiplier for employee happiness, offering perks, flexible working, and a great working culture.

Our people are our most important assets and the values we look for and proud of, are teamwork, excellence, dedication, decisiveness, and integrity.

  • Reviewing financial information
  • Performing risk assessments
  • Managing audit teams
  • Providing guidance to clients

You will work closely with cross-functional teams, build strong client relationships, and contribute to the ongoing improvement of our audit processes.

Client work including the following main duties:

  • Preparing accurate assurance documentation for review.
  • Take ownership for nominated audit area(s) and/or delivery and completion of smaller clients.
  • Gaining an in-depth knowledge of the audit process to develop knowledge.
  • Complete work allocated by direct supervisor within budget and deadlines.
  • Gain knowledge on engagements of client/business issues, e.g., by using the Company’s knowledge resources.
  • Gather and analyse data, and perform detailed audit testing
  • Travel to clients across the UK
  • Ad hoc duties from time to time
  • To adhere to office policies and procedures

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • Strong motivation to study towards the ACCA / ACA / AAT qualification
  • Refined attention to detail
  • Project management
  • Proactive approach to using your initiative
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to deal with conflicts
  • Client service orientated

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • GCSEs/A Levels/Highers or equivalent
  • Solid IT skills, including experience of working with Excel and Word
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Team working skill

What we offer

  • Continuous learning and full study support - (ACCA / ACA / AAT apprenticeship) : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next
  • Success as defined by you: We will help to provide you with the tools, techniques, and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way
  • We will give you the insights, coaching and confidence to become a leader
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs
  • Company events and social hours
  • 23 days annual leave as standard, an extra day at Christmas, plus bank holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunity to grow new skills
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible hours
  • Office based (with hybrid working arrangements agreeable)

A unique business culture that whole heartedly supports and nurtures employees and enables personal growth and career development. You will be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Our straightforward, interview-based approach to recruitment ensures equal opportunities for all applicants.

Please note that we can only accept applications from candidates with a permanent right to work in the UK.

Why join Assure UK?

The short answer? To make a difference.

Founded to bring fresh thinking to the pension audit and assurance industry, Assure UK has built an amazing customer base, an impressive reputation, and an outstanding team.

By joining that team, you'll help share, shape, and drive the next stages of our continuing and successful growth story.

Be warned, it's a story that is different to those of other accountancy firms.

A story that will further your expertise, capabilities, and professional standing, or if you are at the start of your career, a story that will provide you with an educational, nurturing, and empowering start.

It's a story that will see you focus on client experience, not chargeable hours, and additional fees.

Giving you the time to deliver your best work. The freedom to excel at making a difference, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are doing a great job with our pioneering, transformational audit, assurance, and accounting work.

Ultimately, you'll join a team where work is enjoyed, success is celebrated, learning is championed, and conventional thinking is challenged.

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