Bookkeeping/Accounts Apprentice Wright Vigar Limited

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 3 Apprenticeship with Wright Vigar Limited and Kaplan. You will be dealing with bookkeeping, preparing and submitting company VAT Return whilst working towards the AAT Level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

    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

    Monday to Friday Flexible between 9:00am and 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • The book-keeping and accounts Apprenticeship role will entail processing of client invoices and bank entries for limited company or sole trader/partnership book-keeping clients onto cloud-based book-keeping software
  • The Apprentice will also be involved in preparing full balance sheet reconciliations for these clients as part of month and year end procedures
  • The role will extend also to preparing and submitting company VAT Returns to HMRC in accordance with the Making Tax Digital regime
  • The role will also include preparation of statutory accounts for limited companies, and year end accounts for sole traders and partnerships. These may be prepared from prime records, although many will utilise computerised book-keeping packages such as Quickbooks and Xero
  • There will also be the opportunity to deal with company secretarial matters and prepare draft corporation tax computations

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

  • Advanced Diploma - AAT Level 3 Advanced builds on the knowledge gained in the Foundation level. If you work in accounts or have studied accountancy before, you may be able to start at this level. You’ll learn complex accounting techniques, and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants
  • This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting
  • You’ll develop the technical skills to start, or progress, your career in accountancy and this will allow you to continue with your studies onto Level 4
  • To pass this level you’ll need to study five units (also known as subjects), which are all mandatory. Four of the units are examined individually and there is also a synoptic assessment that you’ll take towards the end of the level, which incorporates the final two units as well as drawing on all of the other units

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The company is both an ACA (ICAEW) and ACCA training office and can offer progression onto these qualifications to the right candidate. Opportunities exist for progression to more senior roles in the firm. We have a thriving audit portfolio and company audit work can be made available to trainees wishing to gain experience in this field

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

Things to consider

Benefits include: 23 days initial holiday allocation with flexi options available to ‘buy’ a further week. Holidays increase over time to include a maximum of a further 5 holidays as the trainee progresses through the role. Company pension scheme is available post probationary period. Wright Vigar has an extensive flexible benefits package, including a hybrid working policy, access to healthcare and other options. Full details will be discussed at the interview stage. Transport Information: Free on-road parking available. The office is well located next to a major bus route from Nottingham City Centre.

About the employer

Wright Vigar is a medium sized fast growing independent firm of Chartered Accountants with eight offices across the East Midlands. Headquartered in Lincoln, the Nottingham office is new to the Wright Vigar business and is one of the larger offices in the firm.


Wright Vigar Limited


43 Alexandra Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023