Apprentice Accounts and Admin Assistant Fosters Accountants Ltd

This is a great opportunity to join a long standing firm of accountants based in Tyldesley. They are looking for a responsible, hardworking individual to join their busy team. You will be expected to perform a variety of administrative tasks and support other members of our team whilst working towards your AAT qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Hourly rate - £5.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 4.00pm 8.45am to 1.30pm Friday with lunch breaks. Although some flexibility may be required during busy year end periods

    Total hours per week: 30.25

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dealing with queries on the phone, by email & on social media
  • Greeting visitors at reception
  • Updating computer records and maintaining contact lists
  • Ordering supplies
  • Printing, copying, scanning and filing
  • Data entry and file maintenance
  • Creating new accounts
  • Bank & cash reconciliations
  • Preparation of VAT returns

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • You will be working towards your AAT Accounts and Finance Assistant level 2 qualification
  • This will involve attending Bolton College for classroom sessions one day a week plus some additional days for sitting the AAT exams

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The role will initially be for a 12 month period but could evolve as experience grows and internal training will be provided to support the individuals progress onto higher level apprenticeships

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Reliable and Trustworthy, Able to work to deadlines, Enthusiastic and Motivated


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6/B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6/B or above) Essential

About the employer

Fosters Accountants are a chartered accountants based in Tyldesley that have been trading for over 20 years. We are continuing to expand and provide a range of services to clients including Tax Returns / annual accounts / bookkeeping / payroll / VAT returns / computer support etc.


Fosters Accountants Ltd





M29 8DG

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Training provider



Andrew Hughes

01204 482036

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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