Ever considered becoming an Accountant? NRB are looking to add to our team by recruiting two Accounts Apprentices, who will play a vital role in the continuing success of the business. You'll gain hands on experience working alongside over 40 supportive colleagues, you'll earn and learn and most importantly gain your AAT qualification.

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Closing date: 20 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm with one hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting managers with year end work – bank analysis and bank reconciliations
  • Analysis of client records – invoices and receipts
  • Posting analysis work onto the account’s software Iris
  • Xero bookkeeping including invoices, bank recs, purchase ledger and sales ledger control
  • Calculating and submitting client vat returns
  • Other adhoc duties/ helping admin department

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

  • You'll gain your AAT Level 3 with the option to enroll onto your AAT level 4
  • You'll spend one day a week with our specially chosen training provider in Manchester

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After the Level 3 AAT apprenticeship we would fully encourage and support you to enrol onto an AAT Level 4 Apprenticeship.

If you do then wish to become an Accountant we would offer the fudning and support for you to enrol onto an ACA apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


A Level or equivalent Any (Grade Any) Essential

About the employer

NRB are an independent and trusted firm of chartered accountants who continue to lead the way in accountancy, tax and business advisory services throughout the Northwest. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do and helping them achieve success is what we live for. However, without our hardworking colleagues we understand that this wouldn’t be possible. For nearly 75 years our people are (and always have been) the main strength of NRB and we are now looking to add to our team by recruiting X2 Accounts Apprentices.









Zoe Makinson


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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