Accounts assistant apprentice THE ACCOUNTS SHOP LTD

The role will provide the opportunity for someone who has a genuine interest in accountancy to start their career. It will enable you to develop your accountancy and taxation knowledge and experience working within an accountancy team.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual profit share bonus Free On-site Parking 6 monthly salary review.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, with 1 day in college during term time.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Checking and posting purchase invoices using a variety of accountancy software
  • Raising sales invoices and credit notes
  • Data analysis
  • Reconciliation of accounts
  • Processing payroll
  • Preparation and posting of salary journals
  • General administration
  • Assisting Senior Bookkeeper and Management Accountant with VAT Returns, Month End and Year End Tasks

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

Accounting Technician Level 2. 1 day a week, based at Petroc, Barnstaple Campus. The apprentice will be working towards the AAT qualification. Starting at level 2 with the prospect of progressing to Level 3 and beyond. In addition, there will be in house training on various accountancy software platforms.

Beginner to Pro in Excel: Financial Modelling and Valuation course.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to the higher levels of the AAT Qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

The Accounts Shop is a small friendly team offering bespoke accounting services to a wide variety of clients. Ranging from a forager in Cornwall to a top florist in London. A loan company to a farmer. We really cater for all and offer accounts functions specifically tailored to the clients individual requirements.




1 Westhill

Pathfields Business Park

South Molton

EX36 3BS


Samantha Luscombe


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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