This role is split 80/20 between working and earning, gaining valuable hands-on skills, and gaining qualifications. The role will provide the opportunity for someone who has a genuine interest in accountancy to start their career. It will enable you to develop your accountancy knowledge and experience working within an accountancy practice.

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Closing date: 31 May 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 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will largely be working on bookkeeping, VAT and accounts & tax return preparation but you will also assist in some of the day to day functions that are essential to keeping the office running smoothly.

As an Accounts Apprentice, your duties will include but are not limited to:

Bookkeeping – entering sales and purchase invoices for a variety of clients
Using accounting software to record information and reports
·         Control account reconciliations

·         Assisting with the preparation of year-end and management account files for clients who are sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies

·         Assisting clients with any accounting software/bookkeeping queries they might have

·         Preparation of Self-assessment tax returns

·         Office duties including administration, filing, answering the telephone, photocopying, scanning, meeting visitors, making drinks for meetings etc as required

·         Supporting business needs of the team, director and accountants that visit the office daily.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Assistant Accountancy Apprenticeship Standard:

The successful applicant will be allocated with an assessor who will visit them in the workplace once every 6-8 weeks

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

After successfully achieving the AAT Level 3 qualification, the candidate will be considered for the Level 4 AAT Apprenticeship training and/or the opportunity to progress to a more senior level with the firm and a career within accountancy.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working


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

About the employer

For over 20 years Advanced Accountancy has provided an unbeatable service to its ever-growing customer base. Unrivaled communication and client care are at the heart of everything we have achieved. Based in Kingswinford, West Midlands, with efficient transport links, Advanced Accountancy successfully works with companies, businesses, and individuals all over the UK. Our reputation speaks for itself; we continually gain new customers through recommendations, and the services we offer are regularly revised and improved so we know we are consistently meeting the diverse needs of our existing clients and potential new clients.








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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


Maadiyah Hamid



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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