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AAT Trainee Accountant Apprentice HAROLD SHARP LIMITED

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 3 apprenticeship with Harold Sharp Limited and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Hands on role. On the job training, with constant learning. XERO training and training on other cloud based software's will be provided. Duties include: Book-keeping. Statutory accounts production. Basic tax computations. Emails and telephone conversations with clients. Working alongside colleagues on specific ad hoc tasks eg data manipulation / csvs / inputs.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You’ll learn complex accounting techniques, and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants. This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting.The area you will cover include:Advanced BookkeepingFinal Accounts PreparationManagement Accounting: CostingIndirect TaxAdvanced Synoptic Assessment Training will be provided either via classroom or remote sessions. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of their time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are looking at the next generation to lead our practice. We are looking for quick learners who will be committed, work hard and sail through the ACA exams (school leavers would start with AAT 3 before moving to ACA. We would expect that post qualification, you would be assigned a small portfolio of your own clients, gradually increasing responsibilities over time to ultimately reach senior management. We have the backing of ETL Group to encourage and assist share ownership for key senior employees who ultimately manage the practice and have a direct stake in its success. Your ACA qualification would see a large increase..

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A - 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A - 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include:Free parking available in staff car park.0-5 years service : 23 days (plus 8 bank holidays) 5-9 years service : 26 days (plus 8 bank holidays) 10+ years : 28 days (plus 8 bank holidays) Pension 5% employer (plus 3% employee) £50 vouchers at Christmas and for your birthday Fully funded Christmas party! Death in service – 2 times salaryPlease note the interview and start dates are flexile and just a guide.

About the employer

For almost a century, since 1927, we’ve been giving businesses in Manchester, the North West and beyond, the space to turn their boldest ambitions into reality. All that accumulated experience gives us a certain confidence, which is why we didn’t hesitate to embrace cloud software (we’re Xero partners). Clarity is our thing. We’ve never subscribed to the idea that knowledge is power, or that there’s benefit in keeping clients confused.




5 Brooklands Place, Brooklands Road



M33 3SD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Aug 2022