Theataccounts are a unique and diverse accountancy practice that specialise in the entertainment industry. We are continuing to grow at a significant rate. The position must be filled by an individual who is driven and has the passion to work as part of a dynamic team.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    At busy points there will be the opportunity of overtime.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 9.00am - 5.30pm and Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assistance with the preparation and submission of financial accounts, tax returns, general bookkeeping, PAYE and VAT returns
  • Working with spreadsheets, manual records, bank statements and software
  • Liaising with clients via telephone and email in order to assist with their enquiry, or to request information
  • General office administration duties
  • Plan workload to ensure efficient use of time and resources

The training you will be getting

Accounts or Finance Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • An apprenticeship in accounting is split between employment with the firm and external studies
  • One day a week might be spent working towards accountancy qualifications; the rest is spent developing practical and relevant skills

Apprentices will be required to take one of the professional qualifications listed below, as chosen by the employer to be most relevant to the job role:

  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • ACCA Certificate in financial and management accounting (level 2)
  • IAB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping
  • ICB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possibility of a full time position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

We are a specialist accountancy practice who work exclusively with clients in the entertainment industry. From self employed freelancers to larger limited companies, our clients come to us for the top quality service we provide.








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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


Lindsay Prodger


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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