Accounts Apprentice JSB Accountants

Join JSB Accountants in Nottingham as Level 3 Accountancy Apprentice! Gain hands-on experience while studying towards your AAT qualification. You'll assist with bookkeeping, payroll, and tax returns for diverse clients, under the guidance of experienced professionals. Apply now to develop essential skills and kickstart your career in accountancy! Duties include: preparation of VAT returns for sole traders and micro limited companies, and aspects of cloud based bookkeeping processes for clients (predominantly QuickBooks).

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Closing date: 16 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon – Thurs:9 till 5.30 Friday: 9 till 4.30.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • All aspects of cloud based bookkeeping processes for clients (predominantly QuickBooks)
  • Preparation of VAT returns for sole traders and micro limited companies
  • Support with preparation of accounts
  • Dealing with client queries in an efficient and friendly manner
  • Actively work as part of the team
  • Some administration and support duties may be required.

The training you will be getting

You will be enrolled on the Assistant Accountant Level 3 Standard, which includes 6 AAT exams, in addition to the Synoptic Assessment as part of the End-Point Assessment process.

The knowledge units will be delivered at the EMA training hub in Derby via a weekly day-release model.

AAT Modules are as follows:

-Bookkeeping Transactions (Level 2)
-Bookkeeping Controls (Level 2)
-Advanced Bookkeeping (Level 3)
-Final Accounts Preparation (Level 3)
-Management Accounting: Costing (Level 3)
-Indirect Tax (Level 3).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The team at JSB are keen to progress apprentices through the levels of AAT, and on to higher levels of study as agreed through Professional Development Plans. If you show the capability and willingness to progress, you too will have the opportunity to progress to Chartered status, eventually taking on more complex clients.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

There is an active social scene at JSB, with the team enjoying activities such as go-karting, bowling, food / drinks together. There is free parking on site and good public transport routes from the city centre. For those wanting to flex their skills on the cloth, there is a pool table and breakout area for staff members to enjoy.

About the employer

JSB Accountants are all about making accounting not just a necessity, but a breeze for their clients. JSB’s qualified professionals have a knack for making clients smile, and offer a whole package of accounting, tax, and advisory services tailored just for their customers. Their team are all about getting things spot-on and being there with the right advice when you need it most. And at JSB Accountants, they're big on values like honesty, fresh ideas, and always learning something new.


JSB Accountants


Unit 7

Trent South Industrial Park



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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

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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