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Accountancy Apprentice Wheeler Accountancy

We are looking for a dedicated and committed accountancy apprentice to support the wide range of accountancy and taxation services that we provide. The successful candidate will gain exposure to many different areas and receive support along the way and have the opportunity to progress and grow their career with the company.

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Closing date: 21 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6-£9.50/hr Depending on experience and progression through qualification

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm. Less study release.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Bookkeeping and data processing
  • Data management and organisation
  • Maintenance and set up of new client records
  • Payroll processing
  • VAT return preparation
  • Financial administration
  • Monthly management accounts preparation
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and supporting computations
  • Preparation of personal tax returns and supporting computations
  • Supporting clients with accounting software
  • Regular, appropriate communication with clients through conversations, emails, letters and face to face meetings

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

  • Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting
  • Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and taken the test for level 2 prior to taking their end point assessment
  • End Point Assessment will be required to achieve the apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are keen to support and develop individuals through to fully qualified Accountants and this progression is actively encouraged.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent in English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
A Level or equivalent qualifications (Grade A*-C) Desired

Things to consider

Accountancy is deadline driven and occasionally there may be times where late finishes or early starts are required to ensure deadlines are met. **Do not contact the employer directly.** Please contact Gemma Wilson or Steph Ross on 01480 422060 if you have any queries when making your application. *Please note, the employer reserves the right to close this vacancy before the closing date if sufficient applications are received. Please apply early to avoid potential disappointment *The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices is £4.81 per hour as of 01/04/2022. This applies to 16-18 year olds and those aged 19+ in the first year of their apprenticeship. For all other apprentices, the NMW appropriate to their age applies. The NMW for apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training. More information is available at: wage/dg_10027201

About the employer

We are a small accounting firm, offering a wide range of accounting services to individuals and small to medium businesses. Our services vary from completing self-assessment tax returns to providing a virtual finance team for businesses. We ensure compliance and accounting efficiency for our clients.


Wheeler Accountancy


Avenue Business Park



CB23 4EY

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Training provider



Steph Ross

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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