Accountancy Technician Apprentice CHUHAN AND SINGH PARTNERSHIP LTD

Chuhan Singh Accountants are seeking a hardworking Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant to join their team. The successful candidate will support the finance team with invoicing, accounts and more.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• To work in a busy, friendly accountancy practice initially in the VAT department
• To assist in the preparation of client’s accounts.
- Updating client’s banking and cash analysis.
• To assist in the preparation of client’s VAT records.
- Processing client transactions using SAGE online cloud software to produce quarterly VAT returns.
- Sales Ledger - inputting daily takings and receipts
- Purchase Ledger – inputting supplier invoices
- Reconciling the Bank and Cash book.
- Checking for any anomalies in previous quarters and reporting any concerns to Senior Manager.
• To complete VAT billing at the end of a quarter.
- Client’s invoices are processed when required through Digita Practice Management “DPM”. Invoices are billed manually by allocating WIP time to raise bills. Excess time is written off under the supervision of the Senior Accountant.
• To assist with the progress of clients becoming VAT registered.
- Log on through HMRC Government Gateway using the practice account to register clients VAT and agent.
• To get clients files and records out for appointments each day.

• Assist with logging client’s accounts received into the office.
• Assist with archiving documentation.
• Maintain DPM with client information and advice reception of any client’s change in details.
• Monitor and action incoming/outgoing emails.
• Deal with clients face to face and over the telephone.
• Filing and archiving.
• Correspondence via email, letters, SMS and telephone calls.

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

  • On and off the job training
  • Level 2 Accounts or Finance Assistant Apprenticeship
  • Day release at Middlesbrough College 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Above) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change.  This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. Individuals are able to undertake an apprenticeship at a higher level than a qualification they currently hold, including any previously completed apprenticeships. Individuals can also undertake an apprenticeship at the same level, or lower level than a qualification they already hold as long as the new apprenticeship allows for new skills to be acquired and the content of the training is materially different from any previous qualification or apprenticeship. Northern Skills will check candidates' eligibility prior to any interviews. Please be aware that as Northern Skills provide a recruitment matching service, we will also consider you for roles which pay the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage

About the employer

Chartered Accountants in Middlesbrough. Expertise in annual accounts, payroll, VAT returns, audits and tax planning. At Chuhan & Singh we currently work with a wide range of business sectors both large and small, located nationally and particularly across the North East of England. Limited Company Account Preparation Our highly skilled team of accountants can prepare your company’s statutory accounts, ensuring that they comply with all current legislation and that they are presented in the appropriate format. We can monitor and file annual returns online on your behalf. We will also take time to discuss with the directors all available tax savings strategies and implement long term policies.







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Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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