AAT Outsource Accountant Apprentice Alwyns

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with an AAT level 3 apprenticeship with Alwyns and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including bank reconciliations, preparation of VAT returns and client bookkeeping.

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

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Actively provide all services to clients as agreed with the manager on a client by client basis in line with Alwyns service level standards to include but not restricted to:

  • Delivery of assignments on time and on budget
  • Deadline management
  • Identify opportunities to increase efficiency of processes
  • Highlight work shortages or processing problems promptly
  • Assist other members of the team to learn and develop their skills
  • Where appropriate, in line with the client service programme, build strong relationships with clients to include in depth knowledge of the clients and the industry in which they operate

The range and variety of work in the department requires the apprentice to be proficient in performing the following:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Data entry on a variety of software packages to include Xero, Sage, Quickbooks online
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Purchase / sales ledger invoice entry, matching, reconciliations, payments

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

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3 - AAT This Level 3 programme builds on the foundations for entry level talent to support growth within an Accountancy and Finance function. Employees on this apprenticeship will ensure an Accountancy and Finance practice performs in the most effective way. It includes the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting and provides the opportunity for them to support the business with essential skills and behaviours to drive results.

You will learn how to prepare financial statements for Sole Traders and Partnerships, the importance of management accounting information, and how to prepare VAT returns. 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 will need to study the following four units: Financial Accounting, Preparing Financial Statements (FAPS). Management Accounting Techniques (MATS). Tax Processes for Business.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The firm are willing to support you through your AAT studies, by providing a fully supported training package, which gives you paid time out of the office to attend college and complete your AAT qualification.

Subject to completing this, there is then the opportunity to move onto ACA / ACCA.

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


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

Things to consider

Benefits Include: As per statutory requirements. 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.

About the employer

Alwyns is a well established accountancy firm in Loughton, Essex. They deal with all aspects of accountancy.




3Rd Floor, Crown House, 151 High Rd,


IG10 4LF

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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: 27 Sep 2023