Accounts Apprentice - AAT Level 3

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Accounts Assistant - Accounts Apprentice - AAT Level 3

Gain hands-on experience while studying towards your AAT Level 3 qualification. You'll assist with bookkeeping, payroll, and elements of costing and tax planning for diverse clients, under the guidance of experienced professionals. Apply now to develop essential skills and further your career in accountancy!

About our client:

Our client was established in 1984 and today, they continue to build on their enviable reputation for providing excellent advice and first-class service to business and personal clients alike. They have many clients in the local community and service businesses, small and large, across many sectors including:

  • Agriculture
  • The professional industry
  • The service industry
  • The construction industry
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers

As well as accountancy and tax skills, our client also has individual specialisms which enable them to provide clients with a first class tailored service. With their wealth of experience, they pride themselves on delivering an unparalleled service to all clients, whatever their size or sector.

In addition to traditional accounting and tax services they also provide advice on how to improve and develop a business. Whether it requires an integrated business strategy, access to corporate finance or specialist tax advice, they offer professional service and support throughout.

The role:

Possible start date: ASAP

Monday to Friday; 9am to 5pm - with 30-minute lunch break

Total working hours: 37.5

What you will do in your working day:

  • Reporting to the Management Accountant. 
  • You will develop accountancy skills in double-entry bookkeeping and basic costing, as well as an understanding of purchase, sales and general ledgers. 
  • Learn to use accounting software and to develop the professional skills and behaviours needed to contribute effectively to the workplace. 
  • Bookkeeping transactions. 
  • Bookkeeping controls. 
  • Elements of costing. 
  • Using accounting software. 
  • Developing skills within house training and college support within the areas of bespoke tax planning, asset protection, tax investigation resolution, and specialist accountancy. 

The training you will receive:

  • Level 3 AAT qualification.
  • All training is undertaken online, through a combination of self-paced eLearning and live online classes.    
  • Functional skills in English and Mathematics, if required.


Potential full-time role or further study support for career progression on successful completion of this apprenticeship.

Qualifications required:

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

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

Skills required:

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical
  • Team working

Personal attributes:

  • Attention to detail
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non-judgemental
  • Patience
  • Ambitious
  • Personable

The apprenticeship:

Qualification: AAT Level 3

Duration: 18 months

Job Reference (5284e960-2857-11ef-9bcf-06b653fb4134)

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