John Ruskin College offers Full-time, Part-time and Apprenticeship qualifications in Accounting. Our AAT-accredited courses provide a practical approach to accounting professions, allowing students to develop the wide range of skills they need to succeed.
Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship (Apprenticeship)
This Apprenticeship programme will be delivered at East Surrey College, Redhill. An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.
Financial Adviser Level 3 Apprenticeship (Apprenticeship)
Financial advisers provide their clients with specialist advice on how to manage their money. They may be employed in large companies such as banks or within small specialist advice businesses. The role involves building long term valued relationships with client, researching the marketplace and recommending the most appropriate products and services available. Financial advisers may specialise in particular products, depending on their clients, such as selling employee pension schemes to companies or offering mortgage, pension or investment advice to private clients.
Financial Services Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship (Apprenticeship)
Due to recent changes, more administrative support is required by firms in order to provide an efficient, high quality and compliant service to their clients. The Financial Administrator standard responds to this demand whilst also providing an ideal entry point for a career in the sector, with progression routes leading to a number of roles with full professional qualifications.
Financial Services Customer Adviser Level 2 Apprenticeship (Apprenticeship)
This apprenticeship has been designed for use in Banks and Building Societies, but may have wider application across Financial Services. Within these organisations there are a number of front line roles that deal with customers on a range of relatively straightforward transactions within a detailed regulatory and risk framework - these may happen in a branch, over the phone, through the internet or be done by an individual in an operations centre that supports other areas of the business. Typical activities could include, depending on the organisation, branch cashier, dealing face to face with customer enquiries in branches, helping them use new digital services, dealing with enquiries by phone, email or post, administering customer accounts, proactively contacting customers, identifying sales opportunities and making referrals.
Professional Accounting / Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship (Apprenticeship)
This Apprenticeship programme will be delivered at East Surrey College, Redhill. Individuals in the role of a Professional Accounting/Tax Technician will have responsibility for creating, and / or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards, and will utilise the individual's knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation.
Senior Financial Adviser Level 4 Apprenticeship (Apprenticeship)
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