Job Summary
  • Salary
    £7800 Yearly
  • Location
    Liverpool, Liverpool
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    13 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    29th April 2018
  • Employer Name
    Islam & Co Ltd
  • Distance from academy
    • 1.1 Miles
    • 7 Minutes
  • Address
    Vauxhall Road, Liverpool L3 6BN, UK

Employer Description

Job Description

A brilliant opportunity in the city centre to get hands on experience within a Chartered Accounts firm has arisen. You will be starting of in the VAT department working closely with the VAT manager. Only the best will be selected as the employer is looking to develop and grow the right person all the way to a ACCA.

The Apprentice will be fully supported
• Balancing accounts (often known as ‘double entry bookkeeping’).
• Dealing with sales invoices, income, receipts and payments.
• Arranging purchase orders.
• Preparing statements showing income and payments.
• Completing VAT returns.
• Checking that accounts are accurate.
• Preparing wages and managing claims for expenses.
• Helping to prepare annual accounts using computerised accounting systems and maintaining accurate records.
• Giving administrative support to accountants.

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. Computer literate
  2. Excellent time management skills
  3. Excellent communication skills
  4. Can do attitude

Personal Qualities

  1. Mature
  2. Motivated
  3. Determined to succeed
  4. Focused

Future Prospects

Progress onto level 4 is a possibility when L3 is achieved.

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


The Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). It combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a highly competent accounting professional.

The apprenticeship will include:
• AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping.
• SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts.
• AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016.
• 6 mandatory units including:
 Advanced bookkeeping
 Final accounts preparation
 Management accounting: Costing
 Indirect tax
 Ethics for accountants
 Spreadsheets for accounting
Training and Assessment:
• Throughout the apprenticeship you will be required to attend your local Accountancy Academy for various training sessions.
• 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.
• During your apprenticeship programme, there will be 7 examinations throughout:
 x2 L2 Bookkeeping
 x1 L2 Sag
 x4 L3 Diploma

The remainder of your training will be completed within the workplace.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)