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Accountancy Apprentice

PM+M Ltd
This vacancy is for an Accountancy Apprentice based in Blackburn, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

PM+M Ltd - Employer

At PM+M Chartered Accountants, their team includes professionals in accountancy, tax, corporate finance, wealth management, and technology as well as business sector specialists. Their 88 team members are split between three offices in Blackburn, Burnley and Bury.



16 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 230.19
PM+M Ltd

Detailed Job Description

Accounts Preparation for sole traders, partnerships, audits, book keeping duties, VAT returns, management accounts. Study support towards AAT

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Maths and English and 3 other GCSE’s at Grade B/5 or above, Good ICT skills

Skills required

An accountant requires a range of skills to do their job. These include: Numerical competence -There’s no need to be a Maths genius but you must be comfortable with numbers and have a Maths GCSE or equivalent to do the AAT Qualification. Communication skills -You need to be able to confidently communicate technical information to others with no accounting knowledge. It is important to be able to communicate clearly at all levels of the business. Team player -Accountants often work in teams. You need to work well with others to get and deliver information which makes it easier to do your job. Interpersonal skills -You must be able to interact with others. Building relationships with people in the business is important as they will help you carry out your role. Problem solving -In accounting you will often need to determine the best way to solve a problem. You may encounter challenges so it is important you find a way to overcome obstacles. Commitment and motivation -Accountancy training is not easy. Your employer will be investing time and money in you so you need to demonstrate you are committed to learning and show you are motivated to succeed. Reporting skills -Accountants need to prepare statistical and written reports. Report writing is a skill you will develop as your career progresses. Attention to detail -You have to pay attention to small details as miscalculations can lead to misinterpretation. Your training will teach you to take a methodical approach. Time management -Accountants often work on several projects at a time so you need to manage and prioritise your work load to meet goals and deadlines. Professionalism -Accountants have a responsibility to operate professionally and ethically. This includes how you treat others, your behaviour in the work place and your work performance, including discretion with sensitive information. Business awareness -Accountants work in all business areas so they need to be aware of what is happening in the business environment around them. You need to keep up to date with current issues and any changes in industry regulations.

Personal Qualities

Professional approach


Well-developed interpersonal skills


Future prospects

The opportunities in the world of business are endless. Many apprentices start in business administration, customer service or accountancy, which are great stepping stones into lots of exciting careers. You can go on to specialise in a particular field and into management. You’ll find people who started in administration working in all professional areas and at all levels. If you’re good at IT, have an eye for detail and enjoy working with others then a Business Apprenticeship could give your career a great start.

For the successful candidate there will be the opportunity for progression within the company, and there is potential for the right candidate to continue their studies to qualify as either a Chartered Accountant or Chartered Certified Accountant.

Additional Information

Training provided

AAT (Association Accounting Technicians), Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.

AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

AAT Level 4 Diploma in Accounting.

Key Skills/Functional skills at level 2 if appropriate.

Training 2000 - Learning Provider

Training 2000 offer a wide range of apprenticeships, study programmes and training courses throughout the North West. They also offer specialist dental training across the UK.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Training 2000 on 01254 54659 or email: (Ref ID:82960)
Training 2000


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