Accountant Apprentice Tidal Accounting Limited

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 4 apprenticeship with Tidal Accounting Limited and Kaplan. You will be dealing with bookkeeping, preparing personal tax returns and filing confirmation statements whilst working towards the AAT Level 4 qualification.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday Flexible between 8.30am and 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include:

Day to day bookkeeping.

Support with more senior staff members preparing statutory accounts.

Preparing personal tax returns.

Being involved with client tax planning and learning about the various methods we can use to help clients.

Preparing corporation tax returns.

Filing confirmation statements and managing this deadline for the firm’s client bank.

Support with the firm’s AML procedures and helping improve this going forward.

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

Professional Diploma - AAT Level 4 Professional is the final level, teaching you more complex accounting theory, and lets you choose two specialist subjects.

You’ll learn about budgeting, management accounting, preparing financial statements, accounting systems, and tax.

This level builds on the knowledge you gained in the Advanced Diploma (Level 3).

After qualifying you can work in accounting roles or progress onto studying chartered accountancy. The course is made up of three mandatory units (also known as subjects), one synoptic unit, and five optional units. You must pass all the mandatory assessments, synoptic assessment, and two optional unit assessments to achieve the qualification.

The areas you will cover include: Financial Statements of Limited Companies Management Accounting: Budgeting Management Accounting: Decision and Control Professional synoptic assessment (Accounting Systems and Controls) Optional Units: Business Tax Personal Tax External Auditing Cash 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression from AAT into ACA.
As we are a new firm of accountants with a different approach, we are looking for people to train and qualify with the firm to then go on and help grow the firm and become directors after qualification.

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* - 4/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A* - 4/B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject (Grade A-C) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: 20 days Annual Leave, plus Christmas not being taken from your allowance. Enrolment into the firm’s pension scheme (5% employee contributions with 3% employer contributions). Commute Information: Parking available at the office. New Pudsey Train Station is the closest station and a 20 minute walk to the office.

About the employer

We’re a firm that deals with all things accounting and tax for small businesses. Our niche is being able to offer the expertise and high level of service of a larger firm but with the ability to compete on price. We are purpose built to support businesses that want to grow and would like additional support with that by being able to provide them with more time in their working week.


Tidal Accounting Limited


Madison Offices, Richardshaw Road


LS28 6LE


Chris Hopwood


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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: 31 Aug 2023