Level 7 Trailblazer Standard for Accounting Professionals
The following apprenticeship schemes all satisfy the requirements of the Level 7 Trailblazer Standard for Accounting Professionals:
The detailed learning outcomes underpinning the skills and behaviours for Level 7 are specified in the standard. They are shown below together with the accountingcpd.net resources that will help you to achieve them.
Level 7 Skills
Build trusted and sustainable relationships with individuals and organisations. Consistently support individuals and collaborate to achieve results as part of a team.
Influence the impact of business decisions on relevant and affected communities based on an appreciation of different organisations and the environments in which they operate.
Communicate in a clear, articulate and appropriate manner. Adapt communications to suit different situations, individuals or teams.
Ethics and Integrity
Identify ethical dilemmas, understand the implications and behave appropriately. Understand their legal responsibilities, both within the letter and the spirit of the law, as well as be aware of the procedures for reporting concerns over potentially unethical activities.
Take ownership of allocated projects and effectively manage their own time and the time of others. Demonstrate good project management skills to deliver high quality work within the appropriate timeline. Act as a role model and motivate others to deliver results.
Problem Solving & Decision Making
Evaluate information quickly and draw accurate conclusions. Assess a problem from multiple angles to ensure all relevant issues are considered. Gather the appropriate facts and evidence in order to make decisions effectively.
Level 7 Behaviours
Anticipate an individual’s/organisations future needs and requirements. Identify opportunities that can add value for the individual/organisation.
Take responsibility for their own professional development by seeking out opportunities that enhance their knowledge, skills and experience.
Adapt approach to assist organisations and individuals to manage their conflicting priorities as circumstances change.
Apply a questioning mind to conditions which may indicate a possible misstatement of financial information due to error or fraud.