Accounting Apprenticeship Modina LLP

This is an exciting opportunity to gain Accountancy experience, whilst working in a small, friendly accountancy firm.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 09.00-17.00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The job role includes the following responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping.
  • Payroll services.
  • VAT Returns.
  • Accounts preparation.
  • Other general administration duties as necessary.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • GCSE-Maths and English, C or above or equivalent.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willing to work towards a career.
  • Personable.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • IT literate.

Personal qualities

  • Work well within a group.
  • Willing to be part of a team.
  • Polite and friendly.
  • Smart and professional.
  • Patience.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE-Maths and English, C or above or equivalent.

Future prospects

In house training and support to complete AAT. A full time bookkeeping role may be available at the end of the apprenticeship or before if the successful candidate proves themselves.

Things to consider

Most work will be computer based.

About the employer

We are an Accountancy company in Hitchin, Hertfordshire Herts offering Bookkeeping and payroll services to a wide range of clients. We are a small team of six employees


Modina LLP


62 Wilbury Way



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Training provider

Knowledge-based component:

  • Understanding how the role fits in with the wider organisation and sector.
  • Understanding the use of all relevant office and accounting packages used within the organisation, relevant to the job role.
  • Understanding the importance of upholding relevant codes of conduct.
  • Understanding the basic elements of double entry bookkeeping and accounting standards required to process financial documents and report financial information to users of accounts.
  • Recognising and using different accounting approaches and being able to gather, analyse and report information about income and expenditure to support decision-making, planning and control.

Skills-based component:

  • Recording and analysing financial data at the appropriate level using the organisation’s standard tools and processes.
  • Communicating both in writing and orally at all levels, using a range of tools and demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and cultural awareness when dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Consistently delivering high quality, ‘right first time’ financial and performance data in a timely manner in line with the organisation’s requirements, to aid decision making and I
  • Identifying the appropriate systems, processes and accounting packages to work productively in order to complete required tasks and maintain security.
  • Applying techniques to both common and non-routine problems, analysing where required and selecting the appropriate tools and techniques to produce solutions.

Behaviours-based component:

  • Accepting changing priorities and working requirements readily and having the flexibility to maintain high standards in a changing environment
  • Providing information that positively contributes to influencing business decisions whilst continually striving to improve own working processes and those of the organisation.
  • Applying a transparent and objective manner in all actions and interactions to ensure that they meet the ethical requirements of the profession.
  • Proactively taking responsibility for completing tasks and meeting expectations.
  • Organising work effectively and achieving required results within deadlines.
  • Consistently supporting colleagues and collaborating to achieve results and being aware of the role within the team.

Apprenticeship standard

Accounting > Assistant Accountant

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Hertfordshire College


Sarah Brignull

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017