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AAT Audit and Accounts apprentice Mitchell Charlesworth

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 Mitchell Charlesworth 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: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    Wage is competitive.

    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

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include:

  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, limited companies and partnerships, including the drafting of corporate tax returns.
  • Working in an audit team to assist with the audit of client records – this will be undertaken remotely and on client’s site.
  • Book-keeping and preparation of management accounts for clients including the drafting of VAT returns.
  • Communicating directly with clients over general queries on their records.
  • Reporting to a manager on a daily basis.

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?

On completion of AAT exams training support will be considered for a professional qualification.

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, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 9/A*-4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subject (Grade 2 or more A levels B or above) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: 20 days annual leave + statutory holidays while studying. This will increase on qualifying. Flexible working day. Dress for diary. On site free parking is available.

About the employer

A large firm of Accountants in the North West of England. With 14 partners and over 140 employees around our 4 offices. As well as Audit, accounting and tax services for clients we offer specialist VAT, trusts and estates, R &D, tax advisoryservices to our clients. We also have a wide range of client sectors and have specialists in Professional services, Medical, Sports and Entertaining, Manufacturing and Hotels and Leisure


Mitchell Charlesworth


Glebe Business Park, Lunts Heath Road,



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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: 15 Aug 2022