Job Summary
  • Salary
    £9100 Yearly
  • Location
    Basingstoke, Reading
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    13 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    23rd March 2018
  • Employer Name
    Example IT LTD
  • Distance from academy
    • 18.0 Miles
    • 37 Minutes
  • Address
    Priestley Road, Basingstoke RG24 9PU, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

Excellent opportunity working for an established IT company based in the Basingstoke area, with substantial experience in consulting. You will work in a busy office environment with ample support to develop your skills and abilities in accounting.

Key Responsibilities
• Processing of supplier invoices and setting up payments
• Marking paid Direct Debit invoices / setting up Direct Debits
• Handling and resolving accounts queries raised by the team
• Checking all sales receipts are allocated against invoices
• Chasing the team for missing receipts and reconciling the credit cards
• Chasing outstanding payments
• Notifying the sales team of money received
• Being responsible for the filing and organisation of all supplier invoices and monthly bank statements
• Assisting the Finance officer and Accounts Assistant with any ad hoc duties

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents).

Desired Skills

  1. Strong IT Skills, including Word and Excel
  2. GCSE Grade C or above in Math

Personal Qualities

  1. Excellent communication and organisational skills with attention to detail
  2. Willing to attempt all tasks given
  3. Ability to prioritise a busy workload
  4. Ability to work with managers of all levels
  5. Flexible and adaptable nature
  6. Ability to demonstrate a genuine interest and passion for Finance
  7. Willing to chase clients for outstanding payments

Future Prospects

Level 4 progression.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    13 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


The newly launched Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a skilled assistant accountant.
The apprenticeship includes:
• AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
• SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts
• AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016
Training and Assessment
• Throughout the first 12 months you will be required to attend the 3aaa Accountancy Academy on average 25-30 days (plus exam days).
• You will attend a full week intensive course to prepare you for the AAT Synoptic Assessment (approx. month 12-14)
• Your dedicated Assessor will visit you in the workplace every 8-12 weeks
• You will be invited to 3aaa Masterclasses presented by industry experts to enrich your learning experience.
The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)