An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will likely work either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation.
The potential job role could be:
- Assistant Accountant
- Trainee Accounting Technician
- Accounts Payable Clerk
- Purchase Ledger Clerk
- Sales ledger clerk
An Assistant Accountant’s work could include:
- Assisting in the preparation of tax computations
- Processing sales and purchase ledger invoices
- Month end management accounts
- Yearend financial statements
- Preparation of monthly journals, accruals and prepayments
- Completion of VAT returns
The apprenticeship standard will cover:
- Advanced Bookkeeping
- Final Accounts Preparation
- Management Accounting: Costing
- Indirect Tax
- Ethics for Accountants
- Spreadsheet for Accounting
At the end of the apprenticeship, the apprentice will gain the Assistant Accountant level 3 standard apprenticeship, as well as AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
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Assistant Accountant - Level 3 Standard
18 - 24 months
You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement.
You will also need 5 GCSEs, including Maths at grade 9 - 4 (A* - C) and English, although some employers will accept other relevant qualifications and experience, including a relevant Level 2 qualification. Apprentices without English or maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.
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