Accounts Apprentice Axis Accounting

We are an Accountancy Firm based in Macclesfield Cheshire we are looking for an Apprentice to train up to ACCA qualification, we are offering study, and a competitive salary package. Duties include assisting with the preparation of VAT Returns.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    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

    We work Monday to Friday 8:30 to 5:00

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will be

  • Learning how to use Accounting software
  • Assisting with the preparation of VAT Returns
  • Assisting with preparation of financial accounts
  • Administrative tasks such as scanning and copying

The training you will be getting

  • Accountancy or taxation professional
  • Apprenticeship will be up to ACCA Qualification
  • Training will be one day per week or depending on the courses block release

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Career progression will be to qualify as ACCA and move on to a Managerial role within the Company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 7-9) Essential

About the employer

We are a general Accountancy Practice based in Macclesfield dealing with Small and medium sized Limited companies, together with partnerships and sole traders


Axis Accounting





SK10 1EQ


Richard Paton


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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

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

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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