Apprentice Accountant TaxAssist Accountants

The Cambridge practice has an opportunity for a committed and reliable candidate to engage in an Accountancy apprenticeship with TaxAssist Accountants. This Chartered Accountants practice is a fully digital practice within the award-winning TaxAssist Accountants network.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,064.00 to £21,564.40

    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 Thursday 9am to 5.15pm and Friday 9am to 4pm.

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will have access to a wide range of accountancy experience and in-house training while also completing your AAT studies. You will learn about all aspects of accounting as well as skills related to how businesses work.

Main job duties will include:

  • Bookkeeping using the latest computerised accounting software.
  • Accounts data entry and analysis.
  • VAT return preparation.
  • Accounts preparation.
  • Personal tax return data entry.
  • Company secretarial processes.
  • Liaising with clients.
  • General office duties.
  • Practice and HMRC administration.

You will work towards the highly recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification with a full study and support package.

Delivering a personal service to clients is key to this practice and you will have everyday contact with clients and prospects.

The training you will be getting

The applicant will train under First Intuition Cambridge for their level 3 Assistant Accountant qualification. They will be expected to attend regular in-centre tuition courses throughout a 12 - 14-month period which will help develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours in accountancy-related practices. First Intuition Cambridge Ltd has Cambridge, Norwich, Ipswich, and Peterborough centres.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the Level 4 AAT syllabus, there is scope to move up to the Level 7 ACA or ACCA qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Number skills, Confidence


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

About the employer

A Chartered Accountants practice, with two offices in Cambridge, which is part of the award-winning national TaxAssist Accountants network.


TaxAssist Accountants





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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


Yvonne Brookes

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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