Apprentice Accountant TAYLOR EVANS LIMITED

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Accountant based in Preston, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 27 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

    Working week to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with financial and management accounts preparation for Limited Companies
  • Assisting with managing client expectations and deadlines
  • Assisting with the preparation of personal and business tax returns
  • Carrying out bookkeeping activities including journal postings and ledger reconciliations
  • Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts
  • Assisting with general administrative duties and supporting the team to meet deadlines as required.

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

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting L3 which contains:

  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Final accounts preparation
  • Management accounting: costing
  • Indirect tax

If needed, three L2 modules will be included. These are:

  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Using accounting software (Sage 50)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The opportunities in the world of business are endless. Many apprentices start in business administration, customer service or accountancy, which are great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers. You can go on to specialise in a particular field and into management. You will find people who started in finance and administration working in all professional areas and at all levels.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Analytical skills, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent AAT (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Please do not contact Company direct. Please note; we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.

About the employer

Taylor Evans Accountancy have over a decade of industry-leading experience dealing with small, medium and large businesses all over the United Kingdom. We have listened to our clients and we aim to provide the professional services that our clients want, in the way they want.




9-10 Cross Street



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Training provider



Morgan Horne

01254 54659

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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