Apprentice Accountant RLTP Accountants

RLTP Accountants is looking for an apprentice accountant to join their team based in Milford. A practise who specialises in supporting start up business and smaller organisations you will be involved in tax, payroll and management accounts for clients. Alongside your role you will complete a Level 4 Professional Accounting programme through EMA.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Joining our growing practise your duties will include:

  • Prepare sole trader, partnership & limited company accounts.
  • Review & prepare VAT returns.
  • Carry out clients bookkeeping duties.
  • Complete self assessment tax returns.
  • Prepare management accounts.
  • Operate payroll for clients.
  • Deal with clients and their queries.
  • Support the business with any other duties to ensure client service is at highest priority.

Some experience in an accountancy practice is a must to be able to complete the duties above and either already holding a level 3 AAT or part qualfied.

The training you will be getting

  • You will complete the level 4 Professional Accountant Programme on day realease from the employer for 15months.
  • Modules will include: Applied Accounting, Drafting Financial Statements, Internal Accounting Systems, Business Tax And Personal Tax.
  • Attending the EMA hub based in Derby for classroom sessions delivered by specialist trainers.
  • You will be supported by a dedicated mentor through your portfolio of work and end point assessment.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position and career development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Level 3 AAT Qualification, Bookkeeping knowledge, Strong IT Skills, Customer service skills, Knowledge of Excel


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
Other Level 3 AAT (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

We offer birthday day off , Auto-enrolment pension,Discretionary Christmas bonuses and operate flexible working hours.

About the employer

RLTP Accountants is based in Milford, established in 2016. We are a small firm, and we are looking to grow the practice over the next 5 years. We provide our clients with a wide variety of accountancy services which include Bookkeeping, VAT, Cloud Accounting, Payroll, Annual Accounts, Management Accounts. We predominantly work with small businesses and new start-ups to help them achieve their business goals. With the right support, clients can have peace of mind. We are different because we take the time to understand our clients’ businesses. Every business is different, and we tailor our support to what our clients need. Efficient and effective accounting for small businesses and individuals. We offer a high quality service, with attention to detail.


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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

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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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