Accountant Assistant Apprentice



Closes in 22 days (Wednesday 14 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 17 June 2024


An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a training firm of accountants in practice. This entry-level position requires no prior accounting experience! Through a structured apprenticeship program, you'll earn your Level 3 AAT qualification via hands-on experience and dedicated study time! APPLY NOW!

Annual wage
£15,080 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Monday - Friday - 3 options 9.00am - 5.00pm / 10.00am - 6.00pm / 8.00am - 4.00pm with some flexibility. 45 Minute lunch.

36 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 15 August


1 Year 4 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

AAT Level 3 Assistant Accountant, which includes:

  • You'll have four Level 3 AAT exams including advanced bookkeeping, Final Accounts Preparation, and more
  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Finance
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks
  • End Point Assessment (online)
  • Occasional group classes with other learners
  • Access to MyAAT for learning material
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (if required)

Where you’ll work




LE17 4AD


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Assistant accountant (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Assist with the investigation and response to financial information queries.
  • Record and analyse financial data using the organisation’s standard tools and processes.
  • Apply double entry bookkeeping and accounting standards to process financial documents, generate financial statements and report financial information to users of accounts.
  • Assist with production of accurate financial information for the preparation of accounts.
  • Reconcile financial data, such as, preparation of reconciliations or review of reconciliations.
  • Investigate, resolve or escalate transactional queries and errors within their remit as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Communicate financial information in a way that non-finance stakeholders can interpret and understand.
  • Utilise digital skills to present key financial information using finance and accounting software and applications.
  • Use software packages to assist with basic accounting tasks in line with cyber and data security requirements, using data securely and safely, including backing up data.
  • Communicate using varying approaches and different media methods with an appreciation of the risks and benefits to the business of social media and other digital applications.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4/C or above)
    • Maths (grade 4/C or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • IT skills
    • Number skills
    • Punctual
    • Enthusiastic

    About this company

    Accountancy firm, Prepare Accounts, Self-assessment, VAT, Corporation Tax, Payroll, Bookkeeping Advisory. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    £19K - £20K dependant on capabilities.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Amy Gould


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258149.

    Apply now

    Closes in 22 days (Wednesday 14 August at 11:59pm)

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