Assistant Accountant Apprentice BRACEYS ACCOUNTANTS LIMITED

This role is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to begin a career in accountancy, on an apprenticeship. You will largely be working on bookkeeping, VAT and accounts preparation projects but will also assist in some of the day to day functions that are essential to keeping the office running smoothly.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 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- Thursday 09:00am-17:30pm (1 hour lunch) Friday (09:00am-17:00pm)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:

  • Liaising with IT company when required
  • Ad hoc errands when required
  • Answering the phones
  • Bookkeeping in the office
  • Preparation of VAT returns for review
  • Preparation of accounts for review (includes unincorporated and incorporated entities)
  • Preparation of personal, partnership and company tax returns and computations for review
  • Completion of jobs as efficiently as possible to enable the Portfolio Holders and Client Managers to complete jobs within 30 days of starting it
  • New client set ups including the preparation of client engagement letters and 64-8s as instructed

Desired skills:

  • Able to maintain confidentiality.

Personal qualities:

  • Presentable
  • Good sense of humour
  • A minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C/4, including maths and English required for this programme

The training you will be getting

Working towards AAT Level 3 qualification. 

Training with Solveway Apprenticeships - you can attend in-person classroom training, or attend our live online classroom learning via our learning portal. 

Training is 1 day a week (typically).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

During your apprenticeship you will be required to complete a workplace portfolio, participate in the classroom training and complete any employer training, all of which will count towards your 20% off the job training. Possibility of progression onto a higher-level apprenticeship or a permanent contract will be available for the successful candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4+) Essential

About the employer

If you are looking for great tax and business advice you need look no further than Bracey's Accountants. Our experienced team of accountants based in offices around the South East of England and East Anglia are able to provide you with a great, pro-active, tax and accounts service with the aim of maximising your profits and minimising your tax in both straight forward innovative ways.




Wilbury Way

Unit 1, The Cam Centre, Wilbury Way,



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience




Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Dec 2023