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Assistant Accountants Apprentice Lbca Limited

LBCA Chartered Accountants are looking to recruit a full time Accounts Assistant Apprentice for our busy accountancy practice based in Harpenden. One day a week will be given for college AAT training.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon – Thurs – 9am – 5.30pm / Friday – 9am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Xero accounting (learning as you progress)
  • Basic bookkeeping
  • VAT returns
  • Contractor accounting
  • Assist in running payroll
  • Answering the phones
  • Administration support
  • Support incorporating companies

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A genuine interest in the Accounting industry
  • Knowledge or experience of Accounting industry would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Confident and professional communicator, particularly on the telephone
  • Good work ethic and understanding of appropriateness in the workplace
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to listen and understand the client’s needs
  • Good attention to detail
  • Self-starter

Personal qualities

  • Professional
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Good listener
  • Organised
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Independent
  • Team player
  • Friendly
  • Focused

Desired qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have GCSE grades A* -C / 9-4 (or equivalent) in ICT & English, 9-5 / A*-C grades (or equivalent) in maths

Future prospects

  • A permanent opportunity would be available for a successful apprentice
  • There is the opportunity to progress onto AAT level 4

Things to consider

  • During your apprenticeship you will be required to complete a workplace portfolio, participate in the classroom training and complete any employer training, all of which will count towards your 20% off the job training
  • We will assess your prior learning using your CV, an In-Depth interview and the completion of a skill scan and will adjust the apprenticeship accordingly. This will ensure you are learning new knowledge, skills and behaviours

About the employer

LBCA are a firm of accountants in Harpenden, Hertfordshire established in 1988, who believe that the needs of our clients are paramount. We offer a wide range of accounting management, tax and bookkeeping services for companies in St Albans, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the surrounding areas. We are registered to carry on audit work in the UK by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.


Lbca Limited


Waterside Unit


Station Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SOLVEWAY LIMITED


Jon Solitro 01438340121

Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Ethics for Accountants
  • Spreadsheets for Accounting
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jul 2022