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Accounts Apprenticeship

  • Location: Wilmslow
  • Salary: 7.956
  • Level: 3

Accounts Apprenticeship

  • Sector: business admin law
  • Location: Wilmslow
  • Salary: 7.956
  • Level: 3
Accounts Apprenticeship
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The individual will have a varied role in the business. The role will be demanding and will suit a confident individual who is keen to learn and determined to progress. The apprentice will assist the team in filing VAT returns, self-assessments, bookkeeping, accounts preparation & ongoing admin tasks. All training will be provided on the job.

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

Working week
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm

Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship duration
18 months

Possible start date
05 Mar 2018

Apprenticeship level
Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

1 available

Principal Responsibilities; to deliver a structured accounting service to customers including the following:

• Buy new client limited companies

• Register the company for all relevant taxes

• Secure company information from clients each quarter in order to prepare quarterly management accounts

• Basic Bookkeeping

• Prepare VAT returns

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Excellent Communication Skills
IT skills
Time Management and the ability to work to deadlines
Problem solving skills
Interpersonal skills
Willingness to develop and learn new skills

Personal qualities

Be committed to working towards a career in accountancy
Have a very strong bias towards customer service
Be very confident, highly self-motivated and comfortable with challenging others
Be gregarious, engaging and keen to learn
Be able to work very well (and enjoy working) under pressure
Be ambitious and keen to embrace new challenges

Desired qualifications

Good standard of general education
GCSE’s A – C in Maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

For applicants who successfully complete the apprenticeship, there is opportunity for progression within the organisation.

About the employer

Sapphire Accounting was founded in 2013 by a group of accountants who have accumulated over 30 years of experience in the accounting industry and has been serving contractors for decades. They set out with the goal of helping freelancers and contractors to better know the status of their financial affairs and to offer a unique personal service to each and every contractor.

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Training provider
Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
Level 2 Functional Skill in English
Level 2 Functional Skill in Maths
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Damar Training

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Do you hold grades A-C Maths and English GCSE's (achieved or predicted)?


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