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Ref: AAT01 Apprentice Account Assistant at M J Miller & Co. Ltd M J MILLER & CO LTD

We are a chartered firm of accountants located in the Wigan area. We specialize in small and medium sized businesses and offer accounts, bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and company secretarial work. An accounts or finance assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a business and are responsible for assisting the team of accountants with junior accounting duties.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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

    Monday to Thursday 8am - 5pm and Friday 8am - 3.45pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000124385

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The apprentice will be expected to assist the accountants, VAT managers and payroll managers.

Their duties will include:

  • Managing telephones
  • Greeting clients
  • Preparing letters
  • Scanning
  • VAT
  • Payroll
  • Bookkeeping
  • General office administration

The apprentice will receive full training in our commercial payroll and bookkeeping software.

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

Accounts or Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship standard:

Apprentices will be required to take one of the professional qualifications listed below, as chosen by the employer to be most relevant to the job role:

  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • ACCA Certificate in financial and management accounting (level 2)
  • IAB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping
  • ICB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping

This apprenticeship requires you to attend college 1 day a week. You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion and observation throughout your training.

Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and taken the test for level 2 prior to taking their end point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is entry Level 3.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to level 3 and 4 AAT.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Self driven, motivated, Good work ethic, Polite and pleasant

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Please note that while employment may start sooner the apprenticeship college day will not start until September 2023. In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open. Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails.

About the employer

We are a chartered firm of accountants located in the Wigan area. We specialise in small and medium sized businesses and offer accounts, bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and company secretarial work.

Employer

M J MILLER & CO LTD

Address

56 GIDLOW LANE

WIGAN

WN6 7DP

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Training

Training provider

RUNSHAW COLLEGE

Contact

Charlotte Ward

ward.c@runshaw.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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