Accounts Apprentice MORRIS CROCKER LTD

A Level 3 Accounts Apprentice is required. If you are confident with a strong work ethic, and looking to continue your learning and development within the finance sector, keep reading to find out more about the Accounts Apprentice role. PETA Ltd are proud to be working with Morris Crocker, to recruit an Accounts Apprentice. Duties include: assisting with the preparation of financial statements and reports,and assisting with the completion of accounts, tax forms and returns.

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

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 09.00 - 17.30.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 May 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an Accounts Apprentice you may work for private companies and individuals, charities and not for profit organisations, medical practices and other healthcare providers. Your duties can include some or all of the following:

  • Assisting with the preparation of financial statements and reports
  • Assisting with the completion of accounts, tax forms and returns
  • Assisting with audits
  • Bookkeeping
  • Administration and support for accounts team
  • Providing support with payroll and outsourcing departments
  • Input income and expenses entries into accounting software
  • Meet the demands of qualification requirements and work with the training provider to ensure qualification is obtained within set timescales
  • Attend college/training provider as and when required
  • Meet deadlines of college/training provider
  • Maintain a confidential (manual and electronic) filing system to ensure that accurate up to date information is available
  • Prepare and despatch letters and e-mails as directed to the required standards and timescales
  • Respond to basic requests for information relating to the Finance service
  • Undertake filing, photocopying, collation of information and general clerical work
  • Undertake standard word-processing, presentation work, spreadsheet work and database input as required
  • Data accuracy and data checking
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Accountant Assistant Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 18-month apprenticeship which includes 1 day per week at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

Please note, to be considered for this opportunity you must already have the AAT Level 2 qualification. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is the possibility for the suitable and successful candidate to move into a full-time role upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Integrity and discretion, Computer literate, Strong communication skills, Team player, Willing to learn and achieve, Confident, Well presented, Good attitude, Good work ethic, Excellent interpersonal skills, Use accounting software


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
AS Level or equivalent Maths or accounting (Grade C) Desired

Things to consider

Company Benefits: 20 days annual leave + bank holidays. Auto enrolled on pension. Death in service. Flexible working hours. Work socials: Christmas party & summer get together.

About the employer

Founded in 1890, Morris Crocker Ltd is long established and leading independent finance business in Hampshire. Since our early beginnings Morris Crocker has been an integral part of the local community by providing high quality accountancy, audit and tax services to businesses, private individuals and not-for-profit organisations. We boast a second to none staff training programme and attract the best and brightest staff to provide an unprecedented service for our clients.








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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

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: 30 Apr 2024