Accountancy Apprenticeship Advanced

Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

Our client based in Worthing is a well-established chartered accountancy practice and they are looking to recruit a keen, ambitious Accounts Assistant to work alongside the Director and 2 other members of staff. The ideal candidate will have completed the AAT Bookkeeping Level 2 certificate (merit or distinction), and looking to progress onto the next level.

They are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will fit into their small friendly firm, and will become an invaluable member of the team, providing support to a wide range of businesses and individuals on a day to day basis.

This will be a varied role including:

  • Bookkeeping for limited companies
  • Management accounts adjustments (prepayments, accruals etc)
  • Assisting other staff with reports, Excel summaries, data checks etc
  • Troubleshooting client problems with their bookkeeping software
  • Sole trader accounts
  • Self-Assessment tax returns
  • Setting up cloud accounting systems (Xero & Dext)
  • Administration (maintaining database, client onboarding, scanning, electronic filing etc)

Training will also be provided, including Excel, Xero, Dext, Taxcalc, anti-money laundering and more.


Desired skills

  • Confident with IT
  • Clear communicator

Desired personal skills

  • Ability to multitask & prioritise
  • Eager to learn
  • Enthusiasm to pursue a career in accountancy

Desired qualifications

  • Hold an AAT or Bookkeeping Level 2 certificate (merit or distinction)
  • GCSE or equivalent English and Maths Grades A*-C (9-4) or equivalent would be an advantage

Desired experience

  • Minimum 6 months experience working in an accounts dept or accountancy practice

Future Prospects

  • Potential to progress into a permanent role after successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Job Features

Job CategoryAccountancy
Hours35 hours per week
Salary£16,000 -£18,500 per annum depending on experience

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