Assistant accountant

Assistant accountant

“An assistant accountant carries out routine financial activities and support for businesses and organisations of all types and sizes”

An assistant accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work either as an assistant accountant within practice or within the finance function of an organisation. You’ll assist with day-to-day financial activities such as data entry, month-end management accounts and year-end financial statements. You may also help to meet regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations. You’ll learn to apply a transparent and objective manner in all actions and interactions to ensure that you meet the ethical requirements of the profession. As well as ensuring full competency as an assistant accountant, this apprenticeship will provide you with the foundation for progression into a number of career paths.

Duration: 15 to 18 months

Relevant school subjects: Maths

Entry requirements: Five GCSEs, including maths and English, or equivalent qualifications

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels at grades A to E

Potential salary upon completion: £18,000 per annum

More information: www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/assistant-accountant

Apply: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/vacancies