Accounts Finance Apprentice WALLACE CROOKE LTD

We are a forward thinking modern Accountancy Practice, and are currently recruiting for an Accounts Finance Apprentice (Level 2) to join our team on a permanent basis. With a proven track record of training our team members and promotion from within, this is an opportunity to join a company that truly invests in their staff, and can offer opportunities for progression. Duties include: preparation of statutory accounts for review and to completion for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, preparation of management accounts.

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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

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm (lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties of the role include:

To provide assistance in regards to:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts for review and to completion for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Preparation of Management accounts
  • Prepare Corporation tax returns
  • Some assistance with audit
  • Maintain effective communication with all interested parties on each job
  • Respond to and deal with client queries
  • General administration
  • Any other reasonable tasks as requested by a Manager or Director.

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

  • Accounts Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2 Standard.
  • Weekly off the job training.
  • Weekly half day session + mindful sessions.
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There is a potential full time position offered to the right candidate and the opportunity to progress to other levels of AAT.
  • 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, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or 4) Desired

About the employer

Wallace Crooke was established in the 1930’s and today, we continue to build on our enviable reputation for providing excellent advice and a first class service to our business and personal clients alike. We have many clients both in the local community and nationwide. We service both small and large businesses, across many sectors including: the service sector; the construction industry; charities; manufacturers; Clubs and Friendly Societies; ABTA registered travel agency’s; Veterinary Practices; retailers; and the professions.







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Training provider



Cally Sutherland

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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