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Accounts Apprentice Daniel James Accountants

Daniel James is a family business based in Billericay and are looking for a new apprentice to join the team, working towards a level 3 apprenticeship. With our wealth of experience, we pride ourselves on supporting our employees to get the most out of their training and experience to progress in their careers.

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary £17,000-£20,000 depending on qualifications and experience

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting with financial and management accounts preparation for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies
  • Assisting with the preparation of personal and business tax returns
  • Processing client records accurately using Xero and other accountancy software
  • Assisting with managing client expectations and deadlines
  • Carrying out bookkeeping activities including journal postings and ledger reconciliations
  • Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts
  • Assisting with general administrative duties including meeting and greeting clients, filing, answering the telephone and supporting the team to meet deadlines as required

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

  • Weekday classroom courses (block release) at First Intuition Chelmsford or Southend, working towards the level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship qualification, studying AAT.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to level 4 apprenticeship upon successful completion of the level 3 apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade (Grade 9-4 (A*-C))) Essential

About the employer

Daniel James is a family business based in Billericay with over 30 years of experience and today, we continue to build on our enviable reputation for providing advice and first class service to our business and personal clients alike. We have many clients in the local community and service businesses, small and large, across many sectors.


Daniel James Accountants





CM12 0BZ

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Training provider



Naomi Reed


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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