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L2 Accounts Assistant Apprentice GEN10 LTD

As an Accountant Apprentice, you will provide support to both internal staff and external clients. You will work predominantly with our team at our Woolston Office. Part of the role will involve assisting in the day-to-day financial activities. These will include but not be limited to data entry, and month end VAT returns.

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

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Closing date: 02 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Flexible working hours. Days and times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you will be supported by the organisation through the appropriate study package.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with managing client expectations and deadlines
  • Assisting with the preparation of personal and business tax returns
  • Carrying out bookkeeping activities including journal postings and ledger reconciliations
  • Processing client records accurately using Xero, QuickBooks and other accountancy software
  • Preparation of Vat returns and assistance with 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


  • Flexible working hours
  • Option to work in city centre workspace (Old Bond Store)
  • Team social events
  • Casual dress
  • Unlimited Tea / coffee / juice / water

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

Paragon Skills is a leading national Apprenticeship training provider, supporting over 4,000 learners and 1,500 organisations. Paragon Skills has some of the highest success and achievement rates in the industry.

It has an Ofsted Grade 2 Good rating and an overall achievement rate of 71.4%, exceeding the national average of 65.6%. Using a blended approach, learners are always at the forefront of our priorities.

All learners are assigned a Personal Tutor who will be their main point of contact. This involves regular catchups, check-in emails and calls. Your employer will agree to give you 20% of your working hours solely towards your study. This will give you every chance to achieve the highest grade possible!

On completion of this 12-month apprenticeship you will have gained, Level 2 AAT Accreditation.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The aim is for the successful candidate to continue to grow and develop within the company ongoing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

A small and friendly firm of Accountants based in Woolston Southampton. We help all sizes of businesses with their accounts and tax matters in a non jargon and relaxed way. Our doors are always open and clients like the fact that we don’t charge by the hour… Genio is a family business too and proud advocates of #SHOPLOCAL. We network locally and refer our client base and contacts when opportunities are identified.




Portsmouth Road


SO19 9BA

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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: 02 Jan 2023