Accounts Assistant Apprentice STRIVE BUSINESS LTD

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a Bookkeeping & Administration Apprentice, completing AAT Level 3. An excellent opportunity to kick-start your career. Working with our bookkeeping team to support and ensure accurate record-keeping. This role offers a learning experience and the potential for growth within the company.

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist in maintaining accurate financial records by entering data into accounting software and updating spreadsheets
  • Support the bookkeeping team in processing and reconciling invoices, receipts, and payments
  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of financial reports, including profit and loss statements and balance sheets
  • Perform bank reconciliations and ensure discrepancies are identified and resolved in a timely manner
  • Help with the preparation of VAT returns and ensure compliance with relevant regulations
  • Collaborate with colleagues to accurately record and allocate expenses, income, and other financial transactions
  • Assist in maintaining and organising financial documents, both in physical and digital formats
  • Learn and apply relevant accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate bookkeeping
  • Support the month-end and year-end close processes, including assisting with journal entries and reconciliations
  • Provide administrative support to the bookkeeping team, such as filing, data entry, and general office tasks

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

  • The apprentice will be enrolled on the Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Standard, which includes 6 AAT exams, in addition to the Synoptic Assessment as part of the End-Point Assessment(EPA) process

The knowledge units will be delivered at the EMA training hub in Derby or Nottingham (depending on apprentices location) through day release.

AAT Modules are as follows:

  • Bookkeeping Transactions (L2 Unit)
  • Bookkeeping Controls (L2 Unit)
  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Progression onto Level 4

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills


GCSE or equivalent GCSEs including Maths and English (Grade C/4) Essential

About the employer

Strive Business Solutions offers a wide range of business support services to SMEs throughout the Midlands and beyond, including bookkeeping & accounting, business consultancy, IT support and digital services including website design & digital marketing and blog writing.




41-43 Granby Street



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Training provider



Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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