AAT Accountant Apprentice Stephens Accountants

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 4 apprenticeship with Stephens Accountants and Kaplan. You will be dealing with VAT returns, chasing records and managing client database whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Client liaison
  • VAT returns
  • Chasing records
  • Managing client database
  • Analysis of business records for clients
  • Use of spreadsheets and cloud based bookkeeping software
  • General office duties and administration for a small professional practice
  • QuickBooks, Sageone, Xero

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

Professional Diploma - AAT Level 4 Professional is the final level, teaching you more complex accounting theory, and lets you choose two specialist subjects. You’ll learn about budgeting, management accounting, preparing financial statements, accounting systems, and tax

This level builds on the knowledge you gained in the Advanced Diploma (Level 3). After qualifying you can work in accounting roles or progress onto studying chartered accountancy

The course is made up of three mandatory units (also known as subjects), one synoptic unit, and five optional units. You must pass all the mandatory assessments, synoptic assessment, and two optional unit assessments to achieve the qualification. The areas you will cover include:

  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies Management
  • Accounting: Budgeting Management Accounting: Decision and Control Professional synoptic assessment (Accounting Systems and Controls) Optional Units: Business Tax Personal Tax External Auditing Cash

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Excellent future prospects for professional career development
  • Full exposure to all aspects of accountancy work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Basic Maths (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Standard English (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
Other AAT (Grade Any) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include 21 days plus bank holidays 6 monthly salary reviews Free parking Canteen facility Please note, the salary is £20k - £25k depending on qualifications and experience.

About the employer

It is no surprise that after 30 years working for local businesses, Stephens Accountants continue to provide a reliable, professional service to help manage people's personal and business finances. Our philosophy is based on the assurance that all of our team guarantee to offer much more assistance to the success of your business than just completing reports on how your business was performing last year.


Stephens Accountants


Southgate Business Centre, 32 Gillygate



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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: today