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AAT Assistant Accountant Apprentice Lewis Evans Partnership LLP

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 Lewis Evans Partnership LLP 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: 18 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,901.00

    Please note salary range is between £17,901 -£18,525 dependant on experience.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:30 – 17:30 (office opening hours - working day is 7.5 hours)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068439

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for an apprentice Assistant Accountant to join our friendly accountancy practice in West Kirby.

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to start a career in accountancy. The successful candidate will be working on a diverse and interesting client base from the start and will gain access to a broad range of responsibilities to help develop their practical experience. There will be supervision, support and training throughout from our qualified and experienced team members.


The areas of work will include experience of:

  • Bookkeeping.
  • Administrative duties including data entry, answering the telephone and taking messages, photocopying, filing and maintaining computer records.
  • Preparation of sole trader and company accounts.
  • Payroll processing.
  • Tax returns.

 

Any prior experience of the above will be a benefit but is not a requirement of the role and the successful candidate will receive full on the job training in addition to the AAT training provided by Kaplan.

The role will be principally based at our offices in West Kirby but, as and when required, work may also be undertaken at our clients’ offices.  Our hybrid-working arrangements mean that a minimum of three days will normally be spent in the office per week.

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?

We are a growing accountancy practice and there are excellent prospects for a continuing role within the firm. There is also the potential for further professional learning opportunities for the right candidate and we have current staff who have moved on from successfully passing AAT to a higher Level 7 apprenticeship. 


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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Benefits include: 25 days holiday (including 3 over a Christmas shutdown period). We also offer a pension under auto enrolment. Parking available and transport links nearby. Please note salary range is between £17,901 -£18,525 dependant on experience.

About the employer

Lewis Evans is a friendly chartered accountancy practice on the Wirral offering accounting, tax, payroll and audit services.

Employer

Lewis Evans Partnership LLP

Address

The Oaks, 3 Village Road, West Kirby

Wirral

CH48 3JN

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Training

Training provider

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

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: 18 Aug 2022