Assistant Accounts Apprentice KEY ACCOUNTANTS MIDLANDS LTD

Looking to kick-start your journey to become a qualified accountant, Key Accountants are looking to recruit a new apprentice to support business growth. You will be exposed to a wide variety of duties including reconciliations, bookkeeping, tax, VAT and learning to use various accountancy software.

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Closing date: 19 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Breaks to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to your manager, your typical roles will include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Bookkeeping for clients
  • Assisting clients with bookkeeping queries
  • Helping with creating management accounts and discussing with clients
  • Calculating & submitting VAT returns
  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders and limited companies
  • Processing regular payroll for clients
  • Communicating with HMRC to deal with client queries
  • Understanding and identifying different cost classifications (e.g. expenses & capital expenditure)
  • Creating and maintaining a range of accounting spreadsheets using Microsoft excel
  • General finance admin tasks as and when required

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

The Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard includes 6 AAT exams, in addition to the Synoptic Assessment as part of the End-Point Assessment (EPA) process.

The knowledge units will be delivered at the EMA training hub in Derby or Nottingham (depending on apprentices’ location) through day release.

AAT Modules are as follows:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping (Level 2 Unit)
  • Principles of Bookkeeping (Level 2 Unit)
  • Management Accounting Technique
  • Financial Accounting: Preparing
  • Financial Statements
  • Business Awareness
  • Tax Processes for Business

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The opportunity to progress into a full-time role within the company 
  • The opportunity to progress onto a Level 4 accountancy course upon completion of the Level 3 course 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Where do you see yourself within the next 5 years? How will you travel to work?

About the employer

We are a friendly, professional team that believe in delivering a great client service. We provide the full range of accountancy services to our clients, thus giving them the total peace of mind that their accounts are being looked after correctly, allowing them to concentrate on their business.




Office 5

The Forest Rock Offices Leicester Road


LE67 5GQ

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Training provider



Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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