We have an opportunity for our next Apprentice Accountant to join our accountancy business. The role will deliver experience in all areas of accountancy, including bookkeeping, payroll, annual accounts, management accounts, VAT. We will also provide support for the individual to gain AAT accountancy qualification.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary will be from £10,296 per year plus study support.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, including one day per week at college

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Post sales invoices, supplier invoices, and expenses
  • Reconcile bank transactions
  • Maintain accurate financial records
  • Prepare VAT returns ready for review
  • Understand the credit control process
  • Assist with payroll submissions
  • Prepare accounts to trial balance, prepare working papers, and draft annual accounts
  • Prepare management accounts, and understand how and why they are different to annual accounts

In addition, we expect the successful candidate to embrace our core values and behaviours, which include:

  • Taking ownership of self development
  • Having the confidence to ask questions
  • Being the helpful expert, responding to queries with knowledge, research, and confidence
  • Being prepared for meetings ready to add maximum value
  • Identifying opportunities, and challenge the status quo
  • Being professional in all communication
  • Recognising, support, and cover for colleagues to ensure excellent service is maintained

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

The successful candidate will receive support toward completion of the AAT qualification. 

Progression towards the qualification will be delivered via both practical experience learned in the workplace and formal tution delivered at college one day per week.

Individuals who successfully complete AAT can choose to further progress their professional studies with more speciliased accountancy qualifications should they wish.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An apprenctice, once qualified, has a wide range of options open to them.

They can choose to take higher accountancy exams with professional bodies such as ICAEW, ACCA, or CIMA, any of which give an individual both a technically strong grounding as well as excellent practical business skills on whch to build their career.

An individual could also to choose to specialise in areas such as tax, and choose to pursue qualifications from professional bodies such as CIOT.

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade B / 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade B / 6) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Our business works in a hybrid way, with time split between both home working and office. Candidates should have dedicated workspace at home in which to work. Tuition will be delivered at Kirklees College, located in Huddersfield town centre, and as such the successful candidate will ideally live within easy commutable distance.

About the employer

My Management Accountant is a specialist digital business delivering accountancy services to a growing number of owner-managed businesses across the UK. With a core value of "more than just the bottom line", we understand our clients, their businesses, and appreciate their challenges. Ranging from annual compliance, through to specialist tax advice, and monthly accounting support, we deliver our services via a select group of cloud-accounting software tools. Due to our continued growth we are looking for our next star recruit to join our fantastic team of highly professional and experienced individuals.




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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