Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship


East Sussex, TN22 5DE

Closes in 17 days (Friday 9 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 26 June 2024


You will be part of a friendly team providing support to clients. As well as having a supervisor who will mentor you, you will benefit from training provided by the team. There may be an opportunity for you to move to our parent company if you wish to progress further in your career to become a qualified chartered accountant or a tax advisor.

Annual wage
£22,620 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Monday to Friday 9.15am to 5.30pm

36 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September


1 Year 6 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

East Sussex College will provide the apprenticeship standard which will include Knowledge, Skills, Behaviour, Diploma (if included) and Functional Skills (if required). 

East Sussex College will ensure Health & Safety, and Equality & Diversity training. 

Where you’ll work

52 New Town


East Sussex

TN22 5DE


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.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4/C)
    • Maths (grade 4/C)
    • Accounting (grade C)
    • Maths (grade C)
    • AAT Bookkeeping Certificate (grade Pass)
    • AAT Level 2 Accounting Certificate (grade Pass)

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


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills

    About this company

    Fl3xibooks is a reliable, friendly business outsourcing and bookkeeping service managed by an expert team of professionals who deliver excellent results. We provide all aspects of bookkeeping services and, as part of the Simmons Gainsford Group, we have access to all other financial services. This makes us diverse and successful. – a perfect solution to all of your accounting needs. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Potential permanent full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Gill Ramsay

    030 300 39930

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260202.

    Apply now

    Closes in 17 days (Friday 9 August at 11:59pm)

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