Accounts Apprentice S SMITH & CO ACCOUNTANTS LTD

S Smith & Co Accountants have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our expanding team, as an Accounts Apprentice. You will be studying AAT Level 2 or 3, depending on your current experience and qualifications.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 8.30am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Specific responsibilities you will undertake are as follows but not limited to:

  • Sales invoices and purchase invoice processing
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Accounts preparation for a range of clients
  • Preparing Self-Assessment tax returns and year end computations
  • VAT Return preparation, including calculating and filing VAT Returns for clients
  • Assisting other team members where possible
  • Answering phone calls from clients and dealing with client communication
  • Greeting customers when they visit the office
  • Filing, scanning, and emailing documents
  • Managing customer account data, ensuring our internal systems remain up to date
  • Managing new clients and processing quotes
  • Always providing the client with efficient and exceptional service at all times

The training you will be getting

 Level 3 Assistant Accountant :

  • One to one Tutor Assessor support in the workplace working towards Assitant Accountant Level 3
  • Attending weekly classes covering Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity
  • Functional Skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Excellent prospects with the possibility to progress onto Level 4.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C +) Desired

About the employer

S Smith and Co Accountants Limited are a well-established accountancy firm based in Scunthorpe.






DN16 1NR

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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


Julie Curtis

01482 307357

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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