AAT L2 - Apprentice Assistant Finance Manager Hunters & Co Ltd

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Start your career today with a Level 2 AAT apprenticeship with Hunters & Co Ltd and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including processing of clients bookkeeping and maintaining client logs and records.

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

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary range is between £12,000-£14,000.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Processing of clients bookkeeping, including inputting, bank reconciliations and processing VAT returns
  • Processing of Payroll. The successful candidate will be given on the job training in payroll, and will be given an understanding of company accounts, management accounting and tax returns
  • Processing of Personal Tax Reporting. The successful candidate will be provided with an understanding in other areas in the firm including personal tax and company secretarial practices
  • Checking in and out client records and ensuring all required information has been received and maintains log. Ensuring all clients books and records are returned upon completion of accounts.
  • Taking ownership for all accounts archiving.
  • Ensuring the accounts filing system is maintained daily.
  • Using IT Systems for record keeping in a timely and accurately on Sage, Xero and QuickBooks.
  • Communicating any client issues to the Line Manager.


Please note - Salary range is between £12,000-£14,000.

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

Accounts/Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in accounting and finance. Their work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry. Learners will complete the mandatory AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. The Certificate in Accounting comprises of four exams and an End Point Assessment

You must successfully complete the following:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping (ITBK).
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Control (POBC).
  • Principles of Costing (PCTN).
  • Business Environment (BESY). EPA - In Tray exercise.

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?

  • Progression within the company

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, Creative, Initiative, Patience


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; 22 Holidays plus bank holidays (increasing after 1 year of service). Pension + excellent benefits. Please note - Salary range is between £12,000-£14,000.

About the employer

We are an established and ambitious firm of Chartered Accountants based in Yorkshire. We have the experience to support clients throughout Yorkshire across a variety of sectors including charities. We are a member of the AIMS Group. A market leader in core accountancy and taxation services for small, local and independent businesses in the UK, with over 200 offices nationwide. We have a partner-led approach, which delivers the highest quality of service to your business.


Hunters & Co Ltd


Building No.3 City West Business Park, Gelderd Road


LS12 6LN

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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: 27 Mar 2023