Assistant Accountant Apprentice LB GROUP LIMITED

LB Group is a top 75 accountancy firm, our services include: Accounting, Tax, Audit, Business Services and Corporate Finance. By joining LB Group as an Apprentice, you will be studying for your professional qualification whilst working as part of a team for clients as Groups, Companies, LLPs and sole traders as well as gaining auditing experience.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £19,000 - £23,000

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting with financial and management accounts preparation for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies
  • Assisting with managing client expectations and deadlines
  • Assisting with the preparation of personal and business tax returns
  • Carrying out bookkeeping activities including journal postings and ledger reconciliations
  • Processing client records accurately using Xero, QuickBooks and other accountancy software
  • Preparation of VAT returns and management accounts
  • Assisting with general administrative duties including filing, answering the telephone and supporting the team to meet deadlines as required

The training you will be getting

  • The successful candidate will be required to attend weekday courses, once a week, at First Intuition Chelmsford or Southend, to study towards their AAT Level 3 qualification as well as mentoring towards the Level 3 apprenticeship knowledge, skills, and behaviours
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible progression to a level 4 and 7 apprenticeship upon successful completion of the level 3 apprenticeship
  • Further progression within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 8 GCSEs including Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above or equivalent) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A-Levels (Grade passes at grade A-C) Essential

Things to consider

Your training will be based in Chelmsford, Essex, so please ensure you check you can travel for your studies.

About the employer

LB Group is a leading chartered accountancy firm, providing accountancy, taxation and business advice to ambitious start-ups, SMEs and corporates, as well as private individuals. Over the past 50 years, we’ve grown organically, invested continuously in technology and have in-depth knowledge across a broad range of markets. We offer an exceptional end to end service to clients, with access to our sector experts. We are proud to have been voted among the top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employers Award 2023




Swift House,

Ground Floor,

18 Hoffmans Way,


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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


Amy Sawyer

01245 209900

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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