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Level 3 AAT Accounting Apprenticeship WOODWHITE ACCOUNTANTS LTD

We have a great opportunity to recruit an apprentice accountant to complete AAT training on a government-sponsored apprentice scheme. This will mean we will make available time to attend courses and sponsor course fees and exam costs.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Shifts TBA.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We will provide full training, but the ideal candidate should be extremely numerate and have excellent IT skills including competent usage of Word, Excel, email, etc. Our training combines academic study with on-the-job experience, fully mentored by a manager.

The position is for a Level 3 AAT apprentice, however, for the right candidate, we are happy to offer a Level 2 Apprenticeship as well. 

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable practical experience from day one. A system of continuous feedback and on-the-job training on a one-to-one basis ensures that you make steady progress, building on your experience from one assignment to the next.

Duties will include:

  • Bookkeeping for clients on computerised cloud accounts systems (Xero, Sage, QuickBooks, etc.)
  • Assisting with payroll and VAT returns
  • Preparing accounts schedules on excel
  • Mailing correspondence to clients
  • And any other duties that one would expect in a busy accounting practice

Ideally, we would like the successful candidate’s start date to be as soon as possible following conclusion of the interview cycle, however, for the right candidate this is negotiable.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective time management 
  • Numerical skills
  • Be organised
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Be conscientious
  • Hard working

Desired qualifications

  • You will be expected to have achieved Five GCSE grades A*-C/9-4 with grade C/4 in English and maths or equivalent
  • With predicted Two A-Levels grades A-C or BTEC equivalent at grade Merit or above

Future prospects

Continuation of ongoing training if desired to ACCA or ACA.

About the employer

Woodwhite Accountants Ltd is a forward-thinking, medium-sized firm of chartered accountants based in Reading. We are proud of our employee diversity and offer fantastic career opportunities as well as a great work environment.




Unit 4

City Limits, Danehill



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Training provider

First Intuition Reading Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by First Intuition Reading Ltd


Keith Westran

  • Level 3 AAT Accounting Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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