Job Summary
  • Salary
    £150.00 (per week)
  • Location
    Norwich, Norfolk
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    6th August 2017
  • Employer Name
    Meridian Virtual Office Ltd
  • Distance from academy
    • 6.4 Miles
    • 20 Minutes
  • Address
    Mahoney Green, Rackheath NR13 6JY, United Kingdom

Job Description

A fantastic position has become available at our office in Rackheath for an Accounts Assistant Apprentice. This is a great role for anyone looking to start their career in Accountancy.If you like to crunch numbers even in your spare time, why not think about a career as an assistant accountant – apply now!
We are currently looking to strengthen our team with an enthusiastic, hard-working Accounts Assistant Apprentice.


Working on behalf of our clients, we offer a great alternative to a traditional office. Primarily serving customers in the construction and home office industries, Meridian Virtual Office manages all your essential business functions.


Job Purpose

This role will be office based and the employee will take on general administration tasks, from call answering, post handling and office filing whilst completing full training towards your qualification.


Role Responsibilities

·         Purchase ledger

·         Filing electronically and manually

·         Scanning & archiving of purchase invoices and statements

·         Reconciliation of credit cards

·         Telephone answering

·         General finance administration



·         Rackheath, Norfolk


Preferred Licence or Certification

·         Full UK Driving Licence


Working Week

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

Desired Attributes
• Good telephone manner and communication skills
• Willingness to learn
• Can use initiative
• Full UK Driving Licence

Personal Qualities

• Confidence and a good work ethic
• High level of enthusiasm
• Motivation

Future Prospects

The potential exists for this role to develop into a full time position for the right candidate and progression to level 4 if suitable upon completion of level 3.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 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 in Norwich 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)