Bookkeeper Apprentice TOWERS & GORNALL LTD

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Bookkeeping Apprentice for Towers & Gornall based in Preston. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience within the Accounts department within company whilst gaining on the job qualifications. Your job will include regular posting of information to accounting journals/software and reconciling accounts to ensure their accuracy.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.15pm

    Total hours per week: 37.15

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    26 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your job role will include the following:

  • Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process
  • Process accounts receivable and payable
  • Work with an accountant when necessary
  • Gain experience with accounting software such as FreeAgent, Xero, Sage or Quickbooks
  • Gain excellent knowledge of general accounting
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns for a wide range of sectors, eg: Hotel & Leisure,
  • Agriculture, Medical, etc.
  • Ability to work to and meet monthly deadlines
  • Work in an ethical and professional manner
  • IT literate Competent user of Microsoft Word and Excel is essential

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

Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3 which contains:

  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Final accounts preparation
  • Management accounting:  costing
  • Indirect tax

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The opportunities in the world of business are endless. Many apprentices start in accountancy, which is a great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers
  • This is a position with excellent opportunities for progression through becoming a full time bookkeeper

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. PLEASE NOTE; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

As trusted as one of the family, T+G charts your family and business financial goals. Your 360 health checks, across a range of services keep you on track, alongside our accountancy services, which have built that trust over nearly 60 years. We work with both start ups + established businesses on their business improvement plans, bookkeeping efficiency, tax planning, payroll services and financial services products to protect the business.




River View, 96 High Street, Garstang, Preston, Lancashire


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Training provider



Morgan Horne


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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