Audit & Accounts Apprentice

Haines Watts

Derby, DE24 8HP

Closes in 13 days (Monday 5 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 4 July 2024


Haines Watts are looking for a passionate and highly enthusiastic Audit Apprentice to join their office in Derby. You will be assisting the team in the delivery of audit services completing tasks such as planning and identifying risk, understanding the client, and financial reporting. Alongside your role you will complete Level 4 AAT with EMA.

Annual wage

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
Professional accounting or taxation technician (level 4)
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 August


1 Year 3 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

You will complete the level 4 Professional Accountant Programme on day release from the employer for 15 months.

Modules will include:

  • Applied Accounting
  • Drafting Financial Statements
  • Internal Accounting Systems
  • Business Tax And Personal Tax

Attending the EMA hub based in Derby for classroom sessions delivered by specialist trainers. You will be supported by a dedicated mentor through your portfolio of work and end point assessment.

Where you’ll work

10 Stadium Business Court

Millennium Way

Pride Park


DE24 8HP


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

Professional accounting or taxation technician (level 4)

Equal to higher national certificate (HNC)

Course contents

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 and English (grade 5 or above)
  • Any subjects (grade Pass)
  • Level 3 AAT (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
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Authentic
  • Good listener
  • Driven

Other requirements

Flexible working, Competitive salary, Excellent personal development programmes to support career growth opportunities and Flexible benefits reward package.

About this company

Our collective aspirations are simple: We strive to build and develop valued relationships as a trusted business advisor to our clients and connections.We strive to show passion for our work in helping clients achieve their goals and using our initiative to help solve problems. But above all, we strive to be authentic and inclusive as part of our DNA. We are a well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally. We are proudly known as an excellent place to work, with the prized one-star accreditation for employee engagement from Best Companies, an accreditation showing our 'very good' levels of workplace engagement (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

Career progression and further development and studies.

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The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262463.

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Closes in 13 days (Monday 5 August at 11:59pm)

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