Apprentice Accountant MAYNARD HEADY LLP

Apprentice Accountant who will study at AAT Level 3 and willing to progress onto and study towards ACA/ACCA. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 10 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. Shifts tbc.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role will include:

  • Accounts preparation
  • CIS returns
  • VAT returns
  • Bookkeeping
  • Audit work and general office duties

The training you will be getting

The successful candidate will be required to attend weekday courses, once a week, at First Intuition Chelmsford or Southend to study towards their AAT level 3 qualification as well as mentoring towards the Apprenticeship knowledge, skills and behaviours.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression to a higher level apprenticeship upon successful completion of the level 3 apprenticeship. Further progression within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Microsoft excel experience, Experience using Xero


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A-C or 8-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subject (Grade Pass) Essential
Other AAT level 2 (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

This position is in Maldon so please be conscious of how you would travel to work.

About the employer

Maynard Heady LLP are a medium sized accountancy and audit firm based in Canvey Island and Maldon. We are a six-partner firm, employing approximately 50 employees, and offer training in ACA, ACCA and AAT qualifications. We have an extremely varied client base across many different industries, providing services such as accounts preparation, audit, tax advice, VAT compliance and payroll.




Arlington House

West Station Business Park

Spital Road


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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


Amy Sawyer

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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