Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship MESSRS HUMPHREY & CO CHARTER TS

This is an exciting opportunity to become an Apprentice Accountant with Humphrey & Co, giving the successful applicant the chance to work as part of an established Accounts team, assisting on client accounting and tax compliance tasks, whilst studying towards attaining an Assistant Account Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage



  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38.8

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

If you are looking to start a career in accounting, this is a superb opportunity to work and study with a for a Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship with an established and dynamic firm.

As an Apprentice Accountant your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Assist seniors and managers on accounting or administrative tasks 
  • Carry out bookkeeping tasks, including double entry bookkeeping
  • Prepare a small company, partnership, or sole-trader accounts file to a high degree of accuracy
  • Basic tax computations and returns
  • Utilise accounting software
  • Communicate with the team on any issues or findings
  • Develop and apply technical knowledge gained from studies and on the job experience 
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with both clients and colleagues

The training you will be getting

  • Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship upon successful completion.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Punctuality, Good team player, Committed, Keen to learn, Great Communicator, Problem Solver, Attention to Detail, IT Literate, Investigative Nature, Able to prioritize, Self-motivated, Manages own workload, Dedicated to learn


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

The ideal candidate will have studied A Levels in 3 subjects and be able to prove an ability and aptitude for learning.

About the employer

Humphrey & Co has built a strong reputation for successfully advising and supporting individuals and businesses with their financial affairs for almost a century. We provide practical advice, complete essential tasks such as Tax Returns and discuss all financial options for our clients throughout their life. The breadth of services range from income and inheritance tax to retirement, wills and trust and estate support services.




1A City Gate

185 Dyke Road



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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

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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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