Accounts Apprentice Brown Turner Ross Limited

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in starting a career in Accounts/Finance. This Apprentice Accountant position will be in a reputable Southport office working and learning within our established and friendly Accountancy team. Apply now if this is for you.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties of the role will include:

  • Prioritising work daily
  • Reception duties
  • Customer service duties
  • Answering calls
  • Photocopying
  • Contact third parties as per senior’s instructions
  • General administration duties


The apprentice will also be supported and trained to support the Finance Director in the key functions of:

  • Administering payroll,
  • Book keeping and VAT return records for our clients.

Other duties will include:

  • You will be responsible for the preparation, recording and posting of both cash/bank paid and received in their various formats.
  • Ensuring that transactions are promptly recorded in a complete and accurate manner in Sage or spreadsheets. This will in turn lead to the preparation of bank reconciliations between bank statements, cash books and general ledger balances.
  •  Posting payroll information for clients

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need to be: -

  • Confident
  • Planning skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Confidential always
  • Excellent team player
  • Diplomatic

Personal qualities

Due to the nature of the business, Brown Turner Ross  are looking for someone  who is diplomatic and maintains confidentiality at all times. This is a customer facing role helping at the front desk, so confidence is important.

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSEs C and above including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Future prospects

Opportunity for a permanent position could be available upon completion.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

Like most Law Firms Brown Turner Ross can trace its roots a long way back. In July 2014, we celebrated the fact that we had been providing legal services for 130 years. Unlike most Law Firms we do not see why that history should be of any interest to you as we believe you are more interested in how we can help you today! So, we will not bore you with our past as our focus is on helping you with the present & the future. Although our office are in Southport & Liverpool, we meet the needs of Clients all over England & Wales.


Brown Turner Ross Limited



St. Georges Place, Lord Street



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Training provider

The newly launched Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a skilled assistant accountant.

The apprenticeship includes:

  • AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts
  • AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016

Training and Assessment

  • Throughout the first 12 months you will be required to attend the 3aaa Accountancy Academy in Liverpool on average 25-30 days (plus exam days).
  • You will attend a full week intensive course to prepare you for the AAT Synoptic Assessment (approx. month 12-14)
  • Your dedicated Assessor will visit you in the workplace every 8-12 weeks
  • You will be invited to 3aaa Masterclasses presented by industry experts to enrich your learning experience.

The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

Apprenticeship standard

Accounting > Assistant Accountant

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED


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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017