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AAT Apprentice Accountant ARMITT & COMPANY LTD

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 A&C Chartered Accountants and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

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

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary is between £10k-£16k depending on experience.

  • Working week

    35 hours Monday - Friday between 8am-5pm (flexible)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include:

  • Prepare financial statements from incomplete accounting records for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
  • Prepare individual, partnership and corporation tax returns and advise the client of tax liabilities.
  • Prepare profit forecasts and cash flow projections.
  • Carry out day to bookkeeping and payroll using Sage and Xero cloud accounting software.
  • Prepare month and quarter end management accounts.
  • Prepare VAT returnsCarry out company secretarial work i.e. Company formations, confirmation statements etc.
  • Any ad hoc projects as required by the client.
  • General office duties as and when required.

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

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3.

This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in an accounting or finance role. Their work could include assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements.

You will be studying the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting. This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You will study 5 units:  

  • Financial Accounting; Preparing Financial Statements (FAPS). 
  • Management Accounting Techniques (MATS). 
  • Tax Processes for Business (TPFB). 
  • Business Awareness (BUAW). 
  • Advanced Synoptic Assessment (ADSY) which forms part of your End Point Assessment.


Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to level 7 following completion of AAT.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

Benefits include: 25 days holiday + bank holidays. Free parking available. Please note: Salary is between £10,000 - £16,000 dependant on experience.

About the employer

Established for over 40 years, A&C Chartered Accountants are an independent award winning firm, based in South Manchester and Manchester City Centre. From new business advice and start up accounting services through to tax services, payroll and financial forecasting for established businesses, we provide complete accounting solutions that combine traditional values with today’s technology.




Marsland Chambers, 1A Marsland Road, Sale Moor


M33 3HP

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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