Assistant Accounting Apprentice AQA EDUCATION

Join our AQA Early Careers Scheme as an Assistant Accounting Apprentice and play a vital role in the day-to-day support on essential financial activities.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 18 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

    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 - Friday, Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Producing and processing customer and supplier invoices and receipts 
  • Creating financial reports on debtors and creditors 
  • Handling customer and supplier queries efficiently 
  • Recognising and using different accounting approaches to ensure efficiency 
  • Recording and analysing financial data 

The training you will be getting

  • You’ll study towards a Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Standard and gain on-the-job experience by getting involved in multiple finance functions

For the assistant accountant, the qualification required is:

  • AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • By the end of the programme, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to be successful in a demanding finance role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Any subject (Grade 4-8) Essential

About the employer

AQA is an independent charity that sets and marks over half of all GCSEs and A-levels in the UK every year. AQA's qualifications are internationally recognised and taught in more than 40 countries around the world.






M15 6EX

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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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Mar 2024