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Assistant Accountant Apprentice Msb Benfleet Ltd

We are looking for an assistant accountant to who is willing to work whilst learning the basics of being an assistant account.

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Closing date: 14 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2019

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • To efficiently undertake basic administration and clerical duties which may include the following duties as directed
  • Data input
  • Data extraction
  • Photocopying
  • Faxing
  • Filing
  • Typing duties as directed
  • Tax returns
  • Accounts preparation
  • Bookkeeping
  • To deal with internal and external post
  • To maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • To support the team to maintain accurate, timely and legible records
  • To answer/deal with queries, both face to face and via the telephone, take messages and pass them on to the relevant member of staff in an appropriate and timely manner 
  • To meet and greet visitors as required
  • To maintain filing systems in line with organisations policies and procedures
  • Collating information for reports
  • To be a flexible and supportive member of the team
  • Attend and take part in team meetings & regular reviews with line manager etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • IT illiterate
  • Good organisation skills
  • Desire to learn
  • Works well under pressure
  • Good time management
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Be Friendly
  • Approachable
  • Being able to adapt
  • Confidence



Desired qualifications

Educated to a GCSE standard for English and maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

With a possibility of a full time permanent job at the end of your qualification.

Things to consider

Please note that there are other office locations at Basildon, Rayleigh and Canvey you may be require to work at any branch.

About the employer

Mark Stephen Beckford & Co, accountants in Basildon, Canvey Island, Benfleet and Rayleigh, providing a personalised service to local business owners and individuals since 2003. For help with any of your accountancy and tax needs.

We work closely with our clients and act for a broad range of business and personal clients.

Apart from the more general accountancy services we can also assist clients with business development and specialist tax services.

Our philosophy is always to do our utmost to...

  • Provide friendly, courteous and efficient service
  • Always exceed your expectations
  • Listen to what YOU are saying
  • Communicate with you quickly and fully
  • Never surprise you with bills you're not expecting
  • Be honest, truthful and upfront with you at all times
  • Aim for you to pay the least amount of tax payable within the law
  • Provide pro-active business advice wherever possible



Msb Benfleet Ltd


105 London Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ITEC Learning Technologies

  • Level 3 AAT Accounting
  • Functional Skills English and maths if required
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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