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Apprentice Accounts Assistant Positive Practice

To assist in the smooth running our practice including preparing and maintaining clients accounting records and providing information to enable our client to run more profitable businesses.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Initial first 3 month £4,81 p/h Reviewed every 6 months after first 3 months

    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

    Start time: 9:00 Finish: 17:00 (Mon-Thur), 13:00 (Fri)

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Data entry in accounting software
  • Bookkeeping
  • Preparing Financial statements
  • Communication with clients, written and verbal
  • Processing of accounts
  • VAT Returns
  • Client assistance (including on-site support if required)
  • Sole Trader/Basic partnership Accounts
  • Preparing accounts to trial balance
  • Reconciliation of bank account
  • Input into accounts production and completion of lead schedules
  • Completion of basic Personal Tax returns including Capital Allowances

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

This is an Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting and will include a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace. You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside college attendance one day a week during term time at the College in Skipton. At the end of the apprenticeship you will be entered to undertake an End Point Assessment, conducted by an external assessor, to complete your Apprenticeship.

There is an option to sit Level 3 AAT exams as part of the Apprenticeship

More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent employment and further professional training as appropriate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Punctuality, Numerical Skills, Computer Skills, Can do attitude, Flexibility


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or above) Desired

About the employer

Accountants, Tax and Business Advisors


Positive Practice





BD23 1PB

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Training provider



Sarah Haworth

01756 693681

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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