Accounts Apprentice FREEMAN BAKER LTD

A great opportunity has arisen for an Accounting Apprentice working at Freeman Baker, based in Crewkerne, Somerset. Freeman Baker are now looking for a level 3 Accounts Apprentice to join their busy team and study AAT.

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Closing date: 12 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 May 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be trained to complete:

  • Year End, Quarterly and Monthly Accounts
  • VAT Returns
  • Payroll
  • Other accounting related tasks

You will be responsible for timely chasing in Client’s paperwork and checking it on arrival for missing information.

You will also support our Admin Staff as required.

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance (1 day a week) . This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Assistant Accountant Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship standard. On completion the apprentice will receive AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Future prospects are very good, Freeman Baker are keen to develop someone within their business and will support you through all levels of the AAT qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Good written communication, Good verbal communication, Strong IT skills, Can work accurately, Methodical, Able to meet deadlines, Articulate and Professional, Confident in call handling, Polite, friendly and welcoming, Good interpersonal skills, Reliable, Flexible, Excellent timekeeping, Keen and enthusiastic


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Ideally, you will have a good standard of education and have a minimum of 5 GCSE A* - C or 9 - 4 including Maths and English or equivalent. At Freeman Baker onsite parking is available and they are within walking distance from the centre of Crewkerne. You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. In some cases, you may be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

We are a friendly team of Accountants based in Crewkerne, Somerset for over 30 years. Our growing Client base are businesses that are located in the South of England. We currently employ 28 dedicated and accomplished members of staff. We pride ourselves as being a supportive employer and for the right person we will ensure you progress and will support further studies to aid progression. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our accounts team.







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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


Wendy Jenkins


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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