We are excited to be able to offer an opportunity for someone to join our young and rapidly growing accountancy firm. We are based in Manchester and Chester and act for many businesses in the TV, film, digital, legal, hospitality, and leisure sectors. The role includes doing the purchase ledger, sales ledger, and bookkeeping work.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This is based on 32 hours per week. Wages increase over time, this is only a starting salary.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Half day Friday. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role will build from the bottom and basics, incrementally to ensure the apprentice gains the best training possible. This usually starts with

  • Purchase ledger
  • Sales ledger 
  • Bookkeeping work
  • Accounts payable
  • Alongside your day-to-day office work, you will be given the support you need to complete a valuable professional qualification with paid study leave provided

The training you will be getting

Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Apprenticeship training is to be delivered on-site at First Intuition's Manchester city center offices
  • Apprentices joining us would go onto AAT Level 2,3 or 4  working towards a qualification

You'll also attend a series of skills workshops as part of our Impact Skills programme to help you build the soft skills you need to build your career in finance.

You'll be supported through your programme by a dedicated Skills and Development Coach who is there to ensure you get everything you need to succeed in your apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The apprenticeship will offer real experience whilst gaining valuable skills to allow the applicant to progress through the various levels within the firm

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-6) Essential
A Level or equivalent No specific subjects (Grade A-C) Desired

About the employer

Summit Accountants offers an excellent training environment, which is challenging, supportive, and enjoyable. We dedicate a great deal of time to our apprentices as an investment in both their and our future. We are based in Manchester and Chester and act for many businesses in the TV, film, digital, legal, hospitality, and leisure sectors





Blue, Media City Uk


M50 2AB

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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