AAT Accounts Assistant Apprentice LJS Accounting Services ltd

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 LJS Accounting Services Ltd and Kaplan. LJS Accounting Services (UK) Ltd have an exciting opportunity within their Liverpool office for an Accounts Apprentice. This is a varied role offering great career prospects.

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

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Closing date: 12 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • Bookkeeping
  • VAT Returns
  • Administration
  • Liaising with clients
  • Basic accounts preparation

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).

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, etc

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • After qualifying you can work in accounting roles or progress onto studying chartered accountancy.
  • Potential progression from accounts assistant to semi-senior to senior.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Basic Maths (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Standard English (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
Other Level 3 AAT (Grade Any) Desired

Things to consider

Benefits include: 20 Holidays Pension. Contributions. Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Please note, the salary is £18k-£21k depending on qualifications and experience.

About the employer

From taxi drivers and subcontractors through to large construction companies and retail outlets, you can access our accountant’s range of knowledge and expertise, with a specific focus on you achieving your original dream.


LJS Accounting Services ltd


24 Derby Rd


L5 9PR

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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: 12 Oct 2023