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Accountancy Technician Apprentice JBC ACCOUNTANTS LIMITED

JCB Accountants are seeking a hardworking Level 2 Accounts assistant to join their team. As an accounting apprentice you will support with finances, invoicing and other accounting duties.

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Closing date: 17 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 34.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Full Job Description

Please provide as much detail as possible, this can be listed in bullet point or can be explained in paragraphs but must be descriptive.

The candidate will be involved in maintaining the accounts records for a wide variety of clients including sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, on a number of different accounts software products whilst studying for AAT Level 2/3.

• Entering purchase invoices and bank transactions onto accounts software;
• Creating/posting sales invoices/income onto accounts software;
• Entering necessary adjustments to ensure book-keeping records are complete to hand over to the accounts production team at year end;
• Reviewing/updating book-keeping records on a regular basis to ensure they provide meaningful and up to date information for the client;
• Completing quarterly vat returns;
• Providing assistance to clients/answering queries in respect of the use of different accounts software. This will include set up of the software, providing training to the client, ad hoc advice or assistance with particular transactions. The accounts software we use are mainly free agent, xero and sage.

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

  • On and off the job training
  • Level 2 Accounting Assistant
  • Day release at college or training centre

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Above) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

About the employer

JBC Accountants, accountants in Stockton-on-Tees and Hartlepool, providing a personalised service to local business owners and individuals. For help with any of your accountancy and tax needs.







TS18 3SH

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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