Assistant Accountant Apprentice GOODBOOKS (SKIPTON) LIMITED

We are a small firm in Skipton using the latest cloud-based technology to provide accountancy services to clients in a range of sectors. The role will offer you a rewarding and challenging opportunity that will launch your career in accountancy. Involves communication with clients and management accounts preparation.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days of the week: Monday to Friday Start time: 09:00 Finish: 17:00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Data entry
  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT returns
  • Management accounts preparation
  • Year end accounts preparation
  • Corporation tax returns
  • Self assessment tax returns
  • Communication with clients
  • Onboarding and training clients on cloud software

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

Assistant accountant Level 3 (A level).

This is an Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting and will include a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace. You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside weekly college attendance at the College in Skipton during term time. At the end of the apprenticeship you will be entered to undertake an End Point Assessment, conducted by an external assessor, to complete your Apprenticeship.

There is an option to sit Level 3 AAT exams as part of the Apprenticeship

More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completion of the apprenticeship will lead to an AAT qualification and the offer of permanent employment with the company.

You will also be a certified user of QuickBooks Online.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Listening Skills, Reliable, Trustworthy, Strong Maths Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Enthusiastic


GCSE or equivalent Math & English (Grade A*- C or 9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

There will be elements of the role which are repetitive but still require concentration to ensure the work is done accurately.

About the employer

We are a small accountancy practice specialising in supporting SME’s. We provide everything from bookkeeping and payroll services to year end accounts, tax returns and a Portfolio Finance Director option.







BD23 2HQ

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Training provider



Sarah Haworth

01756 693681

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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