103 Accounts/ Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship FAWCETT & CO ( ACCOUNTANTS ) LIMITED

Working in a dynamic office environment, you will have a number of key duties/responsibilities as an apprentice accountant.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 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 to Friday / 9am- 5pm with a 45 minute break daily.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Shadowing members of the team
  • Production of analysis work, which will be part of the process of producing Accounts, VAT & Tax Return
  • Working with a specific member of the team, ensuring that information is to hand and deadlines are met
  • To provide support to accountants
  • To follow all systems and procedures involved
  • Use of accounting software

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Accounts/ Finance Assistant Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English if required 
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is always a chance to progress into a solid job role or complete further education.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Fawcett & Co Accountants has been operating 40 years. Founded by Denis Fawcett, the firm has gained a reputation for a personal service with a clear fee structure. Since 2016 day to day operations have been handled by Mr K Smith & Mr R Merryweather. Our services include: Accounts Tax Returns Payroll Bookkeeping VAT Returns Self-Assessment CIS Confirmation Statements Limited Company formation Management Accounts In November 2021, the firm was acquired by Mark Jackson-Stapleton, founder of Jackson Stapleton Accountants. Over the coming months, the fine efforts of the aforementioned will be built upon. Changes to the firm will see improvements to the use of IT, the pace at which work is completed and the proactive advice given. In late 2022 it is expected that the practice will be rebranded as Jackson Stapleton Accountants.








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Training provider


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

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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