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REF ACC16 - Apprentice Accounts Clerk at SMITH & GOULDING LIMITED Smith and Goulding Ltd

Assistant Accountant – Level 3 This includes: Main learning objectives: Analysis, produces quality and accurate information, problem solving, business awareness, IT systems and processes, financial accounting & processes. AAT Qualification

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Closing date: 29 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

    Monday - Friday 9am -5 pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    22 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The candidate will be required to:

  • Carry out bookkeeping duties
  • Prepare VAT Returns and accounts
  • Assist on audits
  • Carry out admin tasks as necessary
  • Work towards AAT Level 3 Advanced Level Apprenticeship

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

Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship

This Apprenticeship requires you to attend college 1-day week. You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion, synoptic exams and observation throughout your training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression onto Level 4

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Good time keeping


GCSE or equivalent Any subject x 3 (Grade 4 - 9 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 - 9 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 - 9 (A*-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Accountancy (Grade 9-3 (A*-D)) Essential

Things to consider

Please note that you must hold either an A level in accountancy or AAT level 2 in order to be considered for this post. In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open. Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails.

About the employer

Accountancy Practice with head office based in Chorley


Smith and Goulding Ltd





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Training provider



Charlotte Ward

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please include the vacancy reference number on your application - Ref:ACC17.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Aug 2022