Accounts Assistant Apprenticeship ELIZABETH EYRE LIMITED

This varied role will initially involve supporting the accounts team with their workload, assisting with bookkeeping, VAT Returns and accounts preparation. Taking phone calls and assisting with general administration. This role will develop as experience and qualifications progress.

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Closing date: 26 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Bonus scheme available to all employees.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm with ½ hour unpaid lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    18 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working with a range of clients on a variety of tasks, no two days are never the same. The kind of work you would get involved with include:

  • Liaising with clients to ensure their deadlines are met and information provided on a timely basis
  • Taking phone calls and assisting with general administration
  • Processing accounts information such as sales invoices, purchase invoices and bank statements to produce client accounts and VAT information
  • Data entry for the purpose of accounts and tax returns
  • Using HMRC information to assist with general queries
  • Assisting with adhoc duties as appropriate

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

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Hereford (HR4 9SX) or Worcester (WR4 9GN) depending on your location.

You will receive training one day per week which is a combination of face-to-face and remote, as per your assigned training plan.

Additional training for functional skills in English and Maths will be undertaken if needed.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Accounts/Finance Assistant Level 2 qualification.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year offered to all apprentices on programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Good career prospects, progressing through AAT and potential for ACCA qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Computer literate, Microsoft Office, Self-motivated, Can-do attitude


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

Travel considerations – the office is within walking distance of a train station and has parking available. This vacancy could close sooner if a suitable candidate is found.

About the employer

Elizabeth Eyre Limited is a small accountancy practice based in Malvern. We provide a wide range of accountancy services including tax returns, annual accounts, payroll and bookkeeping for small businesses.






WR14 2JN

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Training provider



Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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