Accounts Apprenticeship KP SIMPSON SOUTH SHIELDS LTD

KP Simpson are looking to take on an accounts assistant to work within their team on producing full set of accounts and other AAT related tasks. You will work towards an Accounts assistant level 2 qualification. The role involves analysing client records. Producing full set of accounts. VAT Returns. Bookkeeping.

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Closing date: 01 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 to Friday. Hours to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Analysing client records
  • Producing full set of accounts
  • VAT Returns
  • Bookkeeping
  • General administration
  • Updating client records

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

  • Accounts or finance assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
  • Day release at Newcastle Site (Stamp Exchange, Westgate Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 1SA) 
  • On and off-the-job training 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Depending on the circumstances of the business, upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy is to start immediately therefore you must be available to start before applying. The closing date, interview date and start date are subject to change.  This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Our aim is to offer each and every client the same level of skill, knowledge and advice, as well as build on a strong customer service ethic to maintain standards and improve relationships with ALL our client, no matter how big or small. Our goal is to make you successful, which in turn makes us successful There’s only 2 things certain in life, and that is taxes and death, so why pay more than you have to.






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Training provider



Nicole James


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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