Accounts Apprentice (35991) SQK ACCOUNTANCY LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity for a Level 3 Accounts Apprentice at SQK Accountancy! Gain hands on experience in preparing annual accounts, tax returns and other crucial areas of accountancy. There will be full study support towards Level 3 AAT.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 09 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The level 3 Accountancy Apprenticeship position offers you the chance to gain hands-on experience alongside professionals using the latest Accountancy software to develop crucial skills in the Accountancy industry.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of Annual Accounts from start to finish, including company tax returns
  • Completion of personal tax returns
  • Payroll processing
  • Bookkeeping including VAT Returns and reconciliations
  • Use of Accountancy software (Xero, QuickFile, QuickBooks)
  • Ad hoc responsibilities
  • Potential for other areas of Accountancy (R&D claims, independent examinations, management accounts)

We are a young vibrant team based in a casual dress shared office space 8 minutes away from Manchester City Centre. You will receive all the necessary support to develop into a full Level 3 Accountant as well as the potential for Level 4 AAT and ACCA in the future.

You will have a crucial role at SQK Accountancy being an important member of the team diving into various responsibilities from day one. Your role will contribute towards the success of the team as we have a fast-learning approach.

How you will be supported?

Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next?

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team.

You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there?

If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

The training you will be getting

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 assistant accountant qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

SQK Accountancy was established in 2017 and has been growing rapidly ever since. We have a casual work dress policy in a shared office space with many other business’ creating a warm and friendly environment. We have young members of staff helping ease the pressure into a new workplace environment. There is also the opportunity to work two days from home.




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Paddock Street


M12 6PN

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Aug 2024