Level 3 Account's Apprentice Woodville Accountancy

Woodville Accountancy are an independent Chorley based firm of accountants, they are a team of 7. Duties include assisting with bookkeeping, payroll and administration to start with. Moving to accounts & tax preparation as experience and knowledge is gained.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 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

    Monday – Friday 8.45am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • This will be a varied role with an aim to give you a better understanding and more knowledge of accounts and tax
  • Completing customer bookkeeping
  • Assisting the payroll department and covering time off when needed
  • Assisting the accounts team by completing draft accounts & tax returns as knowledge improves
  • Assisting clients submit their quarterly VAT returns
  • Producing draft accounts, under the supervision of qualified accountants, for a range of clients including sole trader, partnerships, charities, pension schemes and limited companies
  • Learning the business administration function such as opening & dealing with post, sending books back to clients, ensuring that our own company files are in order and assisting with various other tasks such as answering the telephones

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

Assistant Accountant – Level 3. This Apprenticeship requires you to attend college 1-day week. You will be assessed through written work, verbal discussion, synoptic exams and observation throughout your training. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to level 4 and beyond to ACCA if desired.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Confident, Passionate


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
A Level or equivalent AAT L2 or equivalent level accounting (Grade Pass or above) Essential

Things to consider

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. For more information on the NMW, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

We are an independent Chorley based firm of accountants. We are a team of 7.


Woodville Accountancy






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Training provider



Charlotte Ward


01772 643007

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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