AAT Apprentice Nickalls Accountants Ltd

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 3 apprenticeship with Nickalls Accountants Ltd and Kaplan. You will be dealing with bookkeeping, tax and preparing accounts whilst working towards the AAT Level 3 qualification.

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

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Please note, the salary is depending on qualifications and experience.

    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; 9AM - 5PM. Breaks TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will initially involve book-keeping duties with a view to progressing onto accounts preparation and basic taxation tasks:

  • Assist with monthly and year end reporting of financial and accounts information
  • Maintain financial and accounting records including the timely collation of data from a range of sources
  • Safeguard against suspicious activities for example anti-money laundering
  • Deliver financial and accounting information and data to stakeholders to ensure that key messages are communicated

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

Advanced Diploma - AAT Level 3 Advanced builds on the knowledge gained at the Foundation level. If you work in accounts or have studied accountancy before, you may be able to start at this level.

You’ll learn complex accounting techniques, and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants. This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting.

You’ll develop the technical skills to start, or progress, your career in accountancy and this will allow you to continue with your studies onto Level 4. To pass this level you’ll need to study five units (also known as subjects), which are all mandatory. Four of the units are examined individually and there is also a synoptic assessment that you’ll take towards the end of the level.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • For the right candidate there will be an opportunity to progress onto more formal qualifications of ACA or ACCA post gaining AAT qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Basic Maths (Grade 9/A* - 4/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Standard English (Grade 9/A* - 4/B) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: 30 days including Bank Holidays. Local parking available. Please note, the salary depends on qualifications and experience.

About the employer

Growing general accountancy practice based in rural Northumberland. Being a group member of Xeinadin, we are a caring and relationship-driven organisation. We collaborate closely, use innovative technology and combine the power of all our specialists with a personal touch.


Nickalls Accountants Ltd


4 Bridge St

Amble, Morpeth

NE65 0DR

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Sep 2023