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AAT Accountant Apprentice Auker Rhodes Professional Services LLP

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 2 apprenticeship with Auker Rhodes Professional Services LLP and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT level 2 qualification.

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

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    8am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 12:30pm on Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A 3-4 year AAT apprenticeship
(completing level 2, 3 & 4), working as part of our Tax & Financial
Planning team, where the candidate will gain exposure to various
responsibilities such as assisting with the preparation of tax returns,
assisting with preparing investment portfolio valuations and assisting with
other pension and investment advice activities. The candidate will also be
expected to take on some general office duties as part of their role. All
training is paid for and they will also be paid while on day release to attend the

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

Foundation Certificate - AAT Level 2. Foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy, and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software. This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into accountancy. To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units (also known as subjects), of which one includes the synoptic assessment. This tests the knowledge you have gained throughout the level, covering multiple (but not all) units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE). The area you will cover include: Bookkeeping transactions Bookkeeping controls Elements of costing Using accounting software Foundation Synoptic Assessment The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Know ...

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right candidate successful
completion of the AAT qualification will lead on to a lucrative ACA contract.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care 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: 20 days holiday plus bank holidays Statutory pension Free onsite Parking

About the employer

Auker Rhodes is a very progressive firm and offer a wide range of services, from the standard Accounts, Audit & Tax to Investment Planning and Tax Consultancy.


Auker Rhodes Professional Services LLP


Focus Way


LS19 7BA

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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: 28 Aug 2022