Accounts Assistant Apprentice BRAND ACCOUNTANCY LIMITED

Long Eaton based Accountants, Brand Accountancy Ltd are recruiting a Trainee Accountant to assist in managing their client's day to day accounting and finance requirements. Confidentiality, excellent organisational skills and accuracy are important for this position, as well as good client relations and the ability to communicate clearly.

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Closing date: 05 Aug 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 - Friday between the hours of 9am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • All aspects of bookkeeping processes for clients
  • Preparation of VAT returns, reconciliation of control accounts and preparation of management accounts as required
  • Dealing with client queries in an efficient and professional manner
  • Effective communication both internally and externally on all information exchange systems
  • Ensuring a high level of customer service is provided to all clients
  • Actively work as part of the team
  • Undertaking administration and support duties as necessary

The training you will be getting

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be
expected to work towards the Accounts Assistant Level 2, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

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

There is a full-time opportunity available at the end of the apprenticeship and progression to Level 3 and Level 4 for someone who can demonstrate technical competence, initiative and a willingness to learn along the way.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

This is a blended role where you will be working from home at times, on location and in the office. Brand Accountancy Ltd are in the process of relocating their office to a premises within Long Eaton. You will be required to attend day release into Chesterfield College during term time, there is free on site parking for students, or the train station is across the road from the campus.

About the employer

Our team of passionate and dynamic accountants brings a refreshing approach to the world of finance. With calculators in one hand and expertise in the other, we redefine traditional accountancy. We believe in going beyond mere balance sheets, diving deep into your financial story to uncover hidden opportunities.







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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


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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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