AAT Accounts Assistant Apprentice

  • TaxAssist Accountants
  • Grantham , Lincolnshire
  • £4.81 per hour

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 2 apprenticeship with TaxAssist Accountants and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification. Start at AAT Level 3, would also be considered for candidates who have achieved their A-levels or equivalent.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £4.81 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    TaxAssist Accountants


Duties will include:

  • Bookkeeping using cloud-based systems
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Preparing Self Assessment tax returns
  • Preparing sole trader accounts
  • Other duties as required to support the team

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 187506)

  • IT proficient

The employer has outlined that the grades can be either achieved or predicted.

  • GCSE's Garde A to C including Math and English.
  • The employer would look to start a successful candidate at AAT Level 3 if you have achieved or predicted grades for A-levels or equivalent.

Foundation Certificate - AAT Level 2

Foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy, and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software.

This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into accountancy.

To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units (also known as subjects), of which one includes the synoptic assessment. This tests the knowledge you have gained throughout the level, covering multiple (but not all) units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE).

The area you will cover include:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Elements of costing
  • Using accounting software
  • Foundation Synoptic Assessment

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be a successful Accounts/Finance Assistant, this includes, General Business, Ethical Standards, Communication, Attention to Detail and Professionalism. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment.

The Knowledge areas of the standard will be covered through completion of the AAT qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.

  • Must have a “can do” attitude and be able to work independently with appropriate support
  • Be proactive, motivated and willing to learn, with a problem-solving attitude
  • The ability to take ownership of your work and see things through to completion, meeting deadlines
  • Be confident in engaging with clients to build a rapport and offer solutions

Opportunity for the role to develop with experience, to progress and grow with the business.

In-house training programme and ongoing CPD.

Benefits Include:

  • 20 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme - Health Assured
  • National Apprenticeship Wage
  • AAT Level 3 would also be considered for candidates who have achieved their A-levels or equivalent.

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