Apprentice Accountant BANKS SHERIDAN LTD

An opportunity to be part of an exceptionally talented team of people and receive guidance and mentoring throughout your career as a practice accountant. Banks Sheridan have a culture of collaboration, innovation, development and growth and have a proven track record of developing the careers of its employees.

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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 to Friday, times to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will play a vital role in supporting the accounting team and will receive ongoing guidance and mentoring by friendly and experienced professionals to:

  • maintain clients’ financial records by using the latest bookkeeping software and innovative tools
  • prepare and submit VAT Returns
  • prepare tax computations
  • prepare self-assessment tax returns
  • prepare working papers, lead schedules and statutory financial statements
  • prepare and process clients’ payroll
  • on-board clients and build client relationships
  • submit company secretarial updates for businesses
  • gain an in-depth knowledge of business and personal tax to comply with legislative regulations

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Opportunities to study further accountancy qualifications along with progression and development within the practice. Promotions are available for all staff.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Ability to work on your own, Eager to learn, Professional


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired
A Level or equivalent Various subjects (Grade Grade C or above) Desired

About the employer

Banks Sheridan is a leading accountancy and tax practice based in Crewe. Services include; audit and accountancy, tax compliance, tax planning, business advisory and a payroll bureau. The firm is located in modern prestigious offices on Crewe Business Park, with easy access from Crewe Railway Station and the M6 (J16 and J17) and provide free visitors parking.









01270 530970

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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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