Apprentice Accountant MCLINTOCKS (NW) LIMITED

We are the perfect place to begin your career in accountancy. We provide 121 support through our mentor programme and you will also be part of a large group, which offers group wide training and career opportunities for your future. In this Apprentice Accountant opportunity you will join one of our most successful firms based in Chester.

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £14,000 up to age 21, over age 21, salary to be negotiated • 20 days holiday + your birthday off • Life assurance • Free car parking • Further career opportunities available throughout the wider group

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Training will be provided by more senior experienced staff to enable the following duties to be carried out;

  • Bookkeeping duties using computerised accounting systems such as Xero, Sage and Quickbooks
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of accounts for owner managed limited companies, sole traders and partnerships , by processing data from the client’s records
  • Preparation of business and corporation tax computations
  • Participating in on site audits as a junior and undertaking relevant tasks as required by the Audit Senior
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Other ad-hoc duties may be required

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

The role will consist of attending training towards either the Level 3 or Level 4 AAT qualification as part of an accountancy apprenticeship each week at Peak Accountancy Training at their Chester site
There is weekly attendance and the apprentice will also be visited in the workplace to enable them to evidence the work they are carrying out as part of their apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Career progression options could include the opportunity to study a Level 4 and possibly a Level 7 accountancy apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

We are part of the Xeinadin Group, offering astute and practical advice to businesses throughout Chester, the Wirral, Shropshire and North Wales. We deal with all aspects of accountancy, audit, business advisory and tax planning services whilst working closely with you and your business to provide incisive, confidential and straight-forward advice.





Hilliards Court

Chester Business Park


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Training provider



Caroline Pauling

01625 574 856

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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