A progressive, South West based accountancy practice

An opportunity to shine!

Key Details

Vacancy Title: Apprentice Accountant

Vacancy Location:
166 Fore Street
PL12 6JR

Working Week:
40 hours per week

Weekly Wage: £107.20

Number of Vacancies: 1

Key Dates

Interview Begin From: 14/07/2014

Possible Start Date: 11/08/2014


Vacancy Type: Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Expected Duration: 12 months, but we are committed to giving permanent employment to the right person.

Skills Required

Our ideal apprentice should have great IT skills and be confident working with Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook. It would be helpful if you have experience with Sage, but this is not essential. You should also have good communication skills so that you are able to deal with all colleagues and customers in a polite and friendly manner – face to face, over the phone and by email. Your daily duties will include general bookkeeping, tax return preparation and generally assisting everyone in the office. You should have excellent organisational skills so that you can manage your own time, prioritise your workload, stay calm under pressure and always be on time for work. Numbers (UK) Ltd will support you whilst at college.

Qualifications Required

We will be looking for candidates with 5 GCSEs grade C or above to include Maths and English (or equivalent) and a Level 2 AAT qualification or above, or experience within this industry.

Personal Qualities

Our perfect apprentice is enthusiastic and determined to develop a great career for themselves in AAT. We should always be able to rely on you to arrive to work on time, and with the right attitude to work hard, listen well and carry out all tasks that are asked of you quickly and efficiently. You should work well in a team, have a polite and friendly manner, feel able to ask questions, share ideas. You should take feedback well – understanding that this will improve your performance.

Important Other Information

From 1st October 2013 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £2.68 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Future Prospects

For the right candidate there is a chance to join a long established company and develop a great career. We will support you during your apprenticeship and with additional training and a full time position once you have completed your first year with us.