FJH Bookkeeping Services is based in Knutsford, offering a full range of services to help businesses based in Cheshire and the surrounding areas manage their finances and running smoothly. We are recruiting for a new role, working alongside our bookkeeper to learn and progress in the role.

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Closing date: 30 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, 9am - 3pm

    Total hours per week: 27.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 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

Working within a small practice, this role will cover all aspects of bookkeeping processes including:

  • Sorting, scanning and filing documents
  • Processing documents on accounting software
  • Updating and maintaining the purchase and sales ledger
  • Completing bank reconciliations
  • Collating payroll information from source
  • Running payroll and providing the necessary reports to employers

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard

The role will consist of attending training towards Level 3 AAT qualification each week with Peak Accountancy Training. 

There is weekly attendance and the apprentice will also be visited in the workplace to enable them to evidence the work they are carrying out as part of their apprenticeship.

As an Apprentice Accountant, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience and develop a strong foundation in accounting

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression onto the Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship and Level 4 Professional accountancy apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Time management


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

About the employer

FJH Bookkeeping Services is the perfect fit for busy business owners who need help managing their finances. As a bookkeeping practice, licensed with the AAT we provide a service which you can rely and trust upon. Our goal is to help clients stay on top of their finances, reduce the stress of managing their books and give business owners time back to spend on what matters most.




Suite 6

Haig Road, Parkgate Industrial Estate


WA16 8DX

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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


Caroline Pauling

01625 574 856

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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