Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship


East Sussex, BN1 7ET

Closes in 7 days (Friday 26 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 5 July 2024


Acorn Financial Solutions are looking for an Assistant Accountant Apprentice working to create financial records for clients including processing financial documents onto cloud-based software and filing, performing accounting work and completing basic administrative tasks whilst studying for their Level 3 qualification.

Annual wage
£12,480 a year

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

Training course
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 27 August


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

  • Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting 
  • Functional skills in English and maths if required 
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

Where you’ll work


Brentwood Road


East Sussex



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:

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

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


    • Can work to tight deadlines
    • Can manage their workload
    • Confident with clients
    • Great team player
    • Good communication skills
    • Punctual
    • Wants a career in accounting
    • Keen to learn
    • Adheres to deadlines
    • Attention to detail
    • Meticulous in nature

    Other requirements

    This is an apprenticeship role and governed by the eligibility required. Candidates must be at least 16 years old, out of full-time education and has been a UK resident for the past 3 years. Evidence of computer skills and familiarity with Excel, Word, Adobe PDF, mail/emails, and internet searches Evidence of the ability to manage your workload

    About this company

    Bespoke financial solutions for sole traders, limited companies and partnerships using cloud based technology for the modern world.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Full time position available on completion of successful apprenticeship

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262872.

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    Closes in 7 days (Friday 26 July at 11:59pm)

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