Accountancy Assistant Apprentice KLN ACCOUNTANCY SERVICES LIMITED

Are you looking to secure a career in accounting working for an accounts practice which truly values it's employees and customers? If so, read on, as KLN Accountancy, are looking for a finance apprentice to join their team! You will build knowledge, skills and experience within accountancy and gain hands on experience in this industry.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Up to £14,000 depending on experience

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To assist in the provision of high quality and professional accountancy support services to the Senior Management and Accounts Team. You will be working under the guidance and supervision of qualified and experienced members of staff. We will also appoint a dedicated Line Manager and Mentor to support you throughout your apprenticeship.

Duties will include:

  • General office duties and administrative work, for example, photocopying, filling, shredding, call handling, preparing mail to go out to clients and producing client correspondence, letters and invoices
  • Checking of books and records received from client’s, managing the storage and return of books and records to the client
  • Basic Payroll duties using sage 50 payroll system
  • Bookkeeping and preparation of VAT returns using computerised accounting software such as sage accounts and excel spreadsheets
  • Assisting in the preparation of Limited Company and Sole Trader accounts
  • To receive payments through front of house and to ensure that proper receipting procedures are adhered to
  • Customer service duties including dealing with incoming phone calls and visitors
  • Manage time keeping including input of own weekly time sheet
  • Organising client meetings for Accounts Manager
  • Assisting with any other Practice business during staff holidays/absences as required

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

The apprentice will be enrolled on the Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard, which includes 6 AAT exams, in addition to the Synoptic Assessment as part of the End-Point Assessment(EPA) process.

The knowledge units will be delivered at the EMA training hub in Derby or Nottingham (depending on apprentices location) through day release.

AAT Modules are as follows:

  • Bookkeeping Transactions (L2 Unit)
  • Bookkeeping Controls (L2 Unit)
  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The potential to secure a more senior role with additional responsibilities
  • The possibility to secure a full-time role upon completion of the apprenticeship
  • The opportunity to progress onto a level 4 accountancy apprenticeship upon completion of the level 3

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, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

Things to consider

• Fantastic supportive working environment • A business which cares about employees progression • Supportive team • Excellent business culture

About the employer

Say hello to the team here at KLN Accountancy Services Limited, your local, friendly and very approachable Accountants. KLN Accountancy Services Limited has been trading since 2009 under the management of Kym Needham who has 23+ years accountancy practice experience.






DE75 7EX

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Training provider



Hannah Johnson

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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