Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with an AAT level 3 apprenticeship with Man Group and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including reviewing client agreements and invoices and data entry into accounting software.

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

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Data entry into the Group’s accounting software WorkDay ensuring financial information relating to revenue, commissions and expenses is reported completely and accurately
  • Review and analysis of financial information from WorkDay and other source systems, understanding the drivers behind movements, preparing reports as required
  • Review of client agreements, invoices, and other documentation to ensure information is correctly recorded on the Group’s systems meaning the Group’s income and expenses are calculated correctly
  • Preparation of documentation such as payment proposals and reinvestment instructions
  • Assistance in managing the Group’s cash and liquidity, ensuring debt does not become aged and payments are made on time
  • Execution of controls such as balance sheet account reconciliations in line with Group’s financial controls framework
  • Co-ordination of work with other teams within finance, other departments outside of finance

The training you will be getting

  • Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3 - AAT This Level 3 programme builds on the foundations for entry level talent to support growth within an Accountancy and Finance function
  • Employees on this apprenticeship will ensure an Accountancy and Finance practice performs in the most effective way. It includes the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting and provides the opportunity for them to support the business with essential skills and behaviours to drive results.
  • You will learn how to prepare financial statements for Sole Traders and Partnerships, the importance of management accounting information, and how to prepare VAT returns
  • You’ll develop the technical skills to start, or progress, your career in accountancy and this will allow you to continue with your studies onto Level 4

To pass this level you will need to study the following four units:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Preparing Financial Statements (FAPS)
  • Management Accounting Techniques (MATS)
  • Tax Processes for Business

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There may be the potential to move into a full-time role following the completion of the programme

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A*-4-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-4-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C) Desired

Things to consider

Benefits include: 5-weeks paid holiday per year + all bank holidays, increasing according to service Man Group does offer a pension scheme. Man Group offers various benefits including life insurance, travel insurance, free eye tests. Public transport links nearby. Please note this role is hybrid minimum 3 days in office, 2 days from home.

About the employer

Man Group is a technology empowered active investment management firm focused on delivering outperformance for our clients and the millions of savers they represent. We actively manage investments of US$175.7bn[1] for our global clients. Our investment capabilities span the public and private markets, with a mix of long-only and alternative approaches across all major asset classes. Headquartered in London, the firm has 16+ international offices and operates across multiple jurisdictions.


Man Group


Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane



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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

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

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Jun 2024