ACA Chartered Accountant Apprenticeship

Pearson May


Closes in 8 days (Sunday 28 July)

Posted on 3 July 2024


Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 7 apprenticeship with Pearson May and Kaplan. You will be mainly dealing with accounts, tax and VAT returns whilst working towards the ACA Level 7 qualification.

Annual wage

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

Training course
Accountancy or taxation professional (level 7)
37.5 hours, Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm, Friday 9am - 4pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August


3 Years

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

ACA is a great option if you’re looking to become a chartered accountant and work in accountancy and finance. It opens a wealth of opportunities, as you can specialise in specific areas or sectors, or work broadly across multiple industries. You’ll also need to have 450 practical work experience days. Certificate Level: You’ll be introduced to the essentials of accountancy, finance, and businesses. You’ll learn about double-entry accounting, assurance, business and technology, law, management, and taxation. Professional Level: This level teaches you how to apply technical knowledge to real-life scenarios. You’ll deepen your knowledge on financial reporting, audit and assurance, tax compliance, finance management, business strategy, and business planning. Advanced Level: You will give you the skills to understand how accountancy and finance works within businesses. You’ll learn about corporate reporting and strategic business management.

Where you’ll work

37 Great Pulteney Street





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

Accountancy or taxation professional (level 7)

Equal to master’s degree

Course contents
  • Build trusted and sustainable relationships with individuals and organisations. Consistently support individuals and collaborate to achieve results as part of a team.
  • Influence the impact of business decisions on relevant and affected communities based on an appreciation of different organisations and the environments in which they operate.
  • Communicate in a clear, articulate and appropriate manner.  Adapt communications to suit different  situations, individuals or teams.
  • Identify ethical dilemmas, understand the implications and behave appropriately. Understand their legal responsibilities, both within the letter and the spirit of the law, as well as be aware of the procedures for reporting concerns over potentially unethical activities.
  • Take ownership of allocated projects and effectively manage their own time and the time of others.  Demonstrate good project management skills to deliver high quality work within the appropriate timeline. Act as a role model and motivate others to deliver results.
  • Evaluate information quickly and draw accurate conclusions. Assess a problem from multiple angles  to ensure all relevant issues are considered. Gather the appropriate facts and evidence in order to make decisions effectively.
  • 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:

    • Maths (grade 4-9)
    • English (grade 4-9)
    • Degree (grade 2.1)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working

    Other requirements

    Salary: Starting salary from £20,000 plus benefits depending on prior education and experience. Benefits Include: Holiday is 28 days including bank holidays, Pension scheme, Bonus Referral Scheme, Full study support, Simplyhealth, Life assurance, Parking available at the office

    About this company

    Regional firm of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisors who provide a complete range of services to businesses and private individuals. Well established with high technical standards and a pro-active, friendly approach

    After this apprenticeship

    Career progression post qualification

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262174.

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    Closes in 8 days (Sunday 28 July)

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