Accounts assistant apprenticeship Castle Accountants

Looking to kick-start your journey to become a qualified accountant, Castle Accountants are looking to recruit a new apprentice to support business growth. You will be exposed to a wide variety of duties including reconciliations, bookkeeping, tax, VAT and learning to use various accountancy software.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to your manager, your typical roles will include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Tax return analysis
  • Year end accounts analysis
  • Basic bookkeeping
  • Sending documents to clients for approval
  • Sending reminders to chase in records
  • Great communication skills needed

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

The apprentice will be enrolled on the L4 Professional Accounting Technician (AAT) apprenticeship standard, which includes 6 AAT exams, in addition to the Synoptic Assessment.

The knowledge units will be delivered by a qualified Trainer at the EMA training hub in Derby through weekly day release.

You will also be allocated a Coach/Mentor to support you with work-based projects and compiling a portfolio of work to demonstrate your competence as part of the EPA process.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are looking for a long term member of staff, we do provide lots of hands on practical experience to help with AAT exams, main aim for us is to let the staff member grow within a growing firm of accountants (as we are constantly signing up new clients).  If we can see that the apprentice shows a speciality in a certain area and they enjoy it we would help grow that side of the business.

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, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

We are a friendly, professional team that believe in delivering a great client service. We provide the full range of accountancy services to our clients, thus giving them the total peace of mind that their accounts are being looked after correctly, allowing them to concentrate on their business.


Castle Accountants


228 Aylestone Lane


LE18 1BD

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Training provider



Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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