AAT Accountant Apprentice Glen C Rodger Limited

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with an AAT level 2 apprenticeship with Glen C Rodger Limited and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including invoice processing and maintaining the company purchase and sales ledgers.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We currently have a vacancy to join this growing accountancy practice in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

This is a great firm to work for and there are lots of career opportunities for the successful candidate. Start your career with us today and work towards your AAT qualification whilst gaining a wide range of experience and receiving valuable support.

Duties include:

  • Bank, cash and various other control accounts
  • Assisting with VAT Returns
  • Operating a range of accounting software
  • Creation of accounting summaries
  • Helping with the preparation and online filing of Self Assessment Tax Returns

This will include full training and involvement in all aspects of accountancy and taxation.

We will support you to obtain your AAT Level three qualification. This training will be provided in conjunction with our training provider, Kaplan. The training is normally delivered on a day-release basis supplemented with live onlinewebinars.

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

Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2 This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in accounting and finance.

Their work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry. Learners will complete the mandatory AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.

The Certificate in Accounting comprises of four exams and an End Point Assessment. You must successfully complete the following:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping (ITBK) Principles of Bookkeeping Control (POBC) Principles of Costing (PCTN) Business Environment (BESY)
  • EPA - In Tray exercise Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand
  • An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Very good opportunities for advancement within the firm and taking on additional responsibilities. As we are an Approved Training Office for both ICAEW and ACCA, then progression is encouraged to undertake Chartered/Certified training after AAT.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A*-6/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-6/B) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: Holidays provided are 4 weeks plus statutory bank holidays. The pension operated is the Government auto enrolment scheme using NEST.

About the employer

Chartered Accountants and Business and Taxation Advisers. Established for over 50 years with a wide range of clients including sole traders, partnerships, limited companies, charitable organisations.


Glen C Rodger Limited


Cragside House Heaton Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Mar 2023