Audit and Account Apprentice (35721) UHY HACKER YOUNG MANCHESTER LLP

UHY Hacker Young have an exciting, varied Audit and Account Apprentice role, providing a range of assurance and business services to a diverse client base- ranging from small businesses to substantial international groups. Duties include completing audit programmes and forming conclusions on each individual test and section completed.

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

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9:00am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday Flexible working policy when working in the office.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

In this role you will:

  • Develop an understanding of our clients and their businesses
  • Complete audit programmes and form conclusions on each individual test and section completed
  • Highlight issues and problems for the attention of senior auditors or managers
  • Become familiar with our audit and accounting software

From day 1 you will engage with our clients at their offices (at times this will involve travelling to client’s premises and working away) and you will be expected to:

  • Work as part of a team to undertake a variety of audit and accountancy tasks
  • Discuss queries with client staff, obtaining relevant information and explanations
  • Resolve queries, whether of an audit or accountancy nature
  • Obtain an understanding of related services such as corporate and personal tax through on-the-job and structured training
  • Attend a range of internal training sessions including industry experience and soft skills
  • Communicate in a professional manner with clients
  • Work as part of a team - this is essential to your role at every level and will also require self-management as your role develops
  • Understand from your manager the scope of tasks allocated and objectives to be achieved
  • Keep seniors and managers fully informed of any issues and problems
  • Ensure work is completed to a level agreed with the manager and recorded clearly and concisely
  • Prioritise tasks whilst monitoring time against budget
  • Support department events and procedures and build relationships within UHY

How you will be supported:

  • Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role

What will happen next:

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there:

  • If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 Assistant Accountant qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship
  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence
  • Potential for full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Proactive, Professional, Confident, Helpful, Considerate


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

At UHY Hacker Young, we pride ourselves on being people focused, and we understand the importance of attracting – and keeping – the highest calibre of staff. From our Manchester office, our team of over 130 partners and staff deliver a first-class service to a diverse range of clients, locally, nationally and internationally. We are an ambitious and growing team, working across our audit and accounts, tax, corporate finance, bookkeeping, VAT and admin departments. UHY Manchester has Xero Platinum Status and are QuickBooks Online Elite partners which will give you extensive exposure to cloud accounting.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023