AAT Apprentice Assistant Finance Manager HUNTERS & CO LTD

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Start your career today with a Level 2 AAT apprenticeship with Hunters & Co Ltd. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including the processing of clients' bookkeeping and maintaining client logs and records.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salaries are reviewed regularly

    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: 9.00am until 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    09 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties Include:

  • Processing of finance information onto finance systems and processing VAT returns
  • Processing of Payroll. The successful candidate will be given on-the-job training in payroll and will be given an understanding
    of company accounts, management accounting and tax returns
  • Processing of Personal Tax Reporting. The successful candidate will be provided with an understanding of other areas in the firm including personal tax and company secretarial practices
  • Checking in and out client records and ensuring all required information has been received and maintaining log
  • Ensuring all clients' books and records are returned upon completion of accounts
  • Taking ownership of all accounts archiving
  • Ensuring the accounts filing system is maintained daily
  • Using IT Systems for record keeping in a timely and accurate on Sage, Xero and QuickBooks
  • Communicating any client issues to the Line Manager

The training you will be getting

  • Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard Level 2
  • This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in accounting and finance
  • Their work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry
  • Learners will complete the mandatory AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • The Certificate in Accounting comprises of four exams and an End Point Assessment. You must successfully complete the following: Introduction to Bookkeeping (ITBK)
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Control (POBC). Principles of Costing (PCTN). Business Environment (BESY)
  • EPA - In Tray exercise. Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom-based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand
  • An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression within the company

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, Team working, Excel skills


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

Things to consider

Benefits Include; 22 Holidays plus bank holidays (increasing after 1 year of service). Pension + excellent benefits. Please note - Salary range is between £12,000-£14,000.

About the employer

Hunters & Co Ltd is a successful and ambitious firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors. We operate in Yorkshire and Humberside. Member of the AIMS Group, who are the UK market leader in core accountancy services for small and medium size enterprises. With 200 offices nationwide we help support business throughout their business journey. Please apply directly by sending your CV to : asif.iftakhar@aims.co.uk




59 Chapeltown


LS28 7RZ




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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

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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