Accounts and Office Assistant Apprentice BG BOOKKEEPING LIMITED

An amazing apprenticeship opportunity within a fast growing accountancy practice where you will carry out all forms of taxation so each day is different. This will also range from everyday office admin duties to dealing with clients and liaising with the HMRC in issues with client taxes etc.

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Closing date: 05 May 2024

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 to Friday will range from between 8am and 9am and finishing between 4pm and 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 May 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting management in the preperation of clients business and personal tax affairs
  • Dealing with clients on a day to day basis
  • Liaising with HMRC on issues with clients taxes etc.
  • General admin duties
  • Data entry

The training you will be getting

Level 3 apprenticeship standard Assistant Accountant:

  • Business awareness
  • IT systems and processes
  • Ethical standards
  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Management accounting
  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Produces quality and accurate information
  • Uses systems and processes
  • Problem solving
  • Embracing change
  • Adding value
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Personal accountability
  • Productivity
  • Team working and collaboration

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

A permanent position for the right candidate and preferrably they will be a keen studier with a view to go onto Chartered Exams with the hope of becoming a fully qualified accountant. 

Study provided throughout.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Enthusiasm/Motivation, A good eye for detail, Punctual, Reliable, Trustworthy


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 5 or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade Grade 5 or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 5 or higher) Essential

Things to consider

Their will be a few days of a trial period for anyone that makes it through the interview stage. Long periods at the computer. Overtime is occasionally available during busy times (January and April) Bus stop is a short walk from office. Free onsite parking.

About the employer

Here at BG Accounting we provide accountancy, taxation, bookkeeping and business advisory services to a wide range of businesses and private clientele across not only Harlow and Epping but the whole Essex area and all over the country. We aim to be more than just an accountant - we give every client a bespoke service that meets their individual requirements and we do this in a professional manner. Whatever your needs may be, we are here to provide full and extensive advice. We provide help and advice for self employed and a variety of business' to ensure you understand your finances and options.




Summit House

Horsecroft Rd


CM19 5BN

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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


Kellie Tighe


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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