Kyzen Sports - Finance Assistant Apprentice Kyzen Sports

Ensure that the ordinary operation of the business can continue by, liaising directly and via telephone with clients, regarding their tax position. Expected to work independently in the completion of self-assessment tax returns and company accounts from start to finish in accordance with company-documented procedures and monitor tax codes regularly.

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    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 - Friday 9 am - 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties will include:

  • May deputise for Accounts Manager
  • Create a relationship with clients so that a level of trust and confidence is established from the outset and throughout
  • Complete self-assessment tax returns independently
  • Complete VAT returns independently
  • Monitor Tax code changes
  • Liaise with HMRC advisors and clients directly and via telephone
  • Assist in the completion of Limited Company accounts
  • Ensure that mileage and expenses logs relating to tax returns and other documentation is accurately and contemporaneously maintained so that work can be completed for clients on time
  • Provide support to administrative staff. Co-ordinate and work with the business operations department
  • Attend internal and external meetings
  • Assist in strategic planning and implementation to achieve the required target as defined in the yearly/monthly performance plan.
  • Provide a professional, timely, responsive service to requests from other departments for routine activities and issue resolution
  • Actively promote and maintain a compliance culture by ensuring the highest practicable standards of housekeeping and accurate working are applied to the workplace

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

Level 2 Accounts finance assistant

  • Functional skills if required
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a future permanent position within the company for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/4 and above) Desired

About the employer

Kyzen Sports offer financial services from passionate, knowledgeable sports tax specialists. We are an approachable and honest accountancy, based in Liverpool, and trusted by customers across the UK to do the right thing. We believe that everybody deserves to take control of their financial health and improve their tax position. That's why we offer such a close and personal relationship with our clients. Kyzen Sports are driven to deliver the highest standard of Client service by creating a relationship which is based on trust, friendliness and a clear common understanding. We can help you with: - Personal tax and self-assessment - Management and business accounting - Tax planning, to help you get on top of bills and fees - Planning and forecasting, to help you reach your goals - Company registration and business support - Making tax digital, to help make sure you’re compliant and future-proof Most importantly, we offer a tailored service, not just to sportspeople. We want all our clients to understand exactly what we do, remaining transparent about the services we provide. We want a stable financial future for all our valued clients and their families.


Kyzen Sports


Goodlass House

Goodlass Road


L24 9HJ


Emily Coppack


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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