AAT Finance Assistant Apprentice TCI Fund Services LLP

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 3 AAT apprenticeship with TCI Fund Services LLP and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including bank reconciliation, bookkeeping and assisting with VAT returns.

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

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Primarily involved in the processing of transactional data alongside AAT training, we are looking for an apprentice that has strong attention to detail and a can-do attitude, ensuring tasks are completed.

Tasks will include:

  • Learning NetSuite accounting system, for purchase ledger and sales ledger
  • Bookkeeping including bank reconciliation and matching invoices
  • Ensure all aspects of purchase ledger are completed - to include the processing of all invoices received, ensuring they are appropriately approved, and paid in a timely manner
  • Managing accounts payable inbox on a daily basis
  • Enter all company credit card expenses, ensuring the cost is posted to an appropriate expense code
  • Assisting with VAT returns for submission to HMRC and for review of senior accountant
  • Assisting in preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Filing of documentation in manual and paperless filing systems
  • Other ad-hoc tasks and projects

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 or Live Online sessions. 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?

After completing your Accounting apprenticeship, progress into a full-time role with potential to complete further accountancy qualifications.

A previous finance apprentice has been with the company 10+ years now and has progressed into a senior fund controller role within TCI.

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A*-5/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-5/B) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: Discretionary bonus. Auto-enrolment pension. Private medical insurance. 25 days holiday. Easily accessible via public transport.

About the employer

TCI is a value-based investment manager aiming to bring a long-term, owner orientated investing philosophy to the public markets. TCI, established in June 2003 by Christopher Hohn, is the investment manager of The Children’s Investment Master Fund and its two feeder funds (the “Fund”). The Fund was launched in January 2004. As of 30th June 2019, TCI has approximately $37 billion of assets under management.


TCI Fund Services LLP


7 Clifford Street



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Training provider


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: 06 Jun 2023