Accounts Assistant – Accounting Technician (AAT) Apprenticeship

Feb 21, 2024 | Vacancies

We are looking for an Apprentice seeking a career in Accountancy.  The position requires someone who is extremely motivated, highly organised, keen to deal with our clients face to face, and has strong IT skills.  This would be ideal for a Sixth Form leaver.

We will support you through the Accounting  Technician Apprenticeship (resulting in a recognised qualification as a member of the AAT – Association of Accounting Technicians), and train you with the skills needed to become a key member of our ever growing in-house accounts Team.


– Assisting the accounts team on various internal and/or client related matters, including the completion of clients’ accounts and tax returns.
– Communicate with clients, other professional advisers, and HMRC in a friendly and professional manner, as a representative of our firm.
– Organising your own workload to meet both internal and external deadlines.
– Liaising and assisting with other teams and directors’ workloads where necessary.


– Sixth Form leaver with suitable A Levels, with Grades C and above.
– GCSE Maths and English at least Grade 5.
– Clear verbal and written communication skills.
– IT skills with knowledge of Excel and Word.
– Motivated to succeed.
– Attention to detail.
– Use of a car would be advantageous, but not essential.

Benefits and Rewards

– Excellent flexible working arrangements.
– Privately managed pension scheme (following your satisfactory completion of our probationary period).
– Life assurance cover.
– Private healthcare scheme.
– Health care benefit package.
– 22 days’ annual leave plus statutory holidays, as well as the ability to accrue/take Seasonal Time off in Lieu (STIL).
– Permanent, full time position.
– Modern, air conditioned offices.
– Free parking.
– Fantastic location with plenty of local amenities on the doorstep.
– Dress for the day.  If you aren’t seeing clients, then casual clothing is fine.
– Recreational facilities including employee break area, complete with games machine and pool table.
– Regularly organised social events.

Scope for Development and Progression

In line with our ‘People First’ philosophy, development and progression is part of a continuous conversation.  We constantly look at how we can enhance the existing skills of our team members, or perhaps learn new skills entirely, and we are always open to discussion where people feel they have more to offer.  There will be opportunities to progress your career within the firm.

For more information, send your CV across to Sharon Hutchinson, our Operations Director or give Sharon a call on 01429 234414 for a confidential chat.

Not quite perfect?

If the above isn’t quite the perfect role for you, but you like what you see, feel free to get in touch.  We are always happy to discuss opportunities with the right people.


Hopefully we’ve piqued your interest?

We’re a really friendly bunch and would love to hear from you.

We won’t bog you down with technical jargon. We like to keep things simple and to the point.

Get in touch to arrange a no obligation meeting and we can have a chat about your future needs.

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