Accountant Apprentice WARR & CO LIMITED

Independent firm of chartered accountants Warr and Co are looking to hire an Accountant Apprentice. The purpose of the role is to give clients an exceptional service and to deliver quality advice in accountancy, payroll, VAT corporate tax and personal tax. Apply today!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.00pm. 7.5 hours a day 30 mins lunch break, flexible working so as long as 7.5 hours a day worked employees can start between 8am and 10 am and leave between 4pm and 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Management of monthly clients
  • To provide these clients with a full range of accounts, VAT and taxation services
  • Prepare the annual accounts of limited and non-limited company status clients and input the data into Iris
  • Produce final draft accounts and tax computations for review
  • To assist with the personal tax department as and when required
  • To organise workload to ensure most efficient use of time
  • Plan and delegate work to ensure efficient production of accounts, and VAT returns
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with Warr and Co's systems
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Ensure all deadline dates are monitored to avoid clients being fined or charged interest/penalties.
  • To train, develop and manage those team members reporting to you to maximise their performance
  • To contribute to the continuous improvement of systems throughout the business
  • To keep up to date with legislation and regulations to enable you to give quality advice to our clients
  • Notify clients of any deficiencies in their records and assist clients to improve their book-keeping systems
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested from time to time

The training you will be getting

  • You will have 20% of your working week dedicated to your studies, 10% of which will be spent physically at The Apprentice Academy in Manchester
  • The other 10% will provide you time to work on revision for any upcoming exams and to complete any administrative tasks set by the Academy or required for your Apprenticeship
  • You will be working towards a Level 3 AAT qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • For the right person, assuming qualifications obtained, future directorship is possible

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills


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

About the employer

Warr and Co Ltd are an independent firm of chartered accountants specialising in compliance for small to medium sized businesses. They provide accounting and tax support, and have over 2,500 clients in various industries.








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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


Maria Grimsley


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

Employer's Application Instructions

You will now be redirected to an application form managed by The Apprentice Academy, who are the training provider working in partnership with this employer to recruit for this apprenticeship.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Aug 2024