Job Summary
  • Salary
    £Competitive Salary Yearly
  • Location
    Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    13 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    12th January 2018
  • Employer Name
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.8 Miles
    • 11 Minutes
  • Address
    Buslingthorpe Green, Leeds LS7 2HG, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who would like to start their career path within Accountancy. Once completed Level 3 which includes (Level 2 Book Keeping) there is potential for progression right up to Level 7 which is degree qualified. Throughout the apprenticeship you will attending delivery days at Sheffield Academy where you will

Role Purpose / Overview:
• Assisting Management Accountant with production of Management Accounts
• Help maintain a good cash level

Reports To:
• Head of Finance

Other Key Relationships:
• Finance/Stock Administrator

Key Performance Indicators:
• Keep to month end timetable deadlines.
• Accurate and tidy ledgers within accounts

Specific Responsibilities:
• Post purchase invoices
• Answer accounts queries
• Input expenses
• Reconciliation of credit cards
• Huddle & whiteboard numbers
• Maintenance purchase ledger checking supplier statements
• Reconciliation of control accounts
• Credit Control
• Assist with cashflow forecast
• Processing refunds
• Assisting the Head of Finance with ad hoc projects.

Working Week

Monday – Friday Hours TBC


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

  1. • Excellent communication skills

Personal Qualities

  1. • Eager to learn
  2. • Smart attire
  3. • Driven
  4. • Passionate
  5. • Good attention to detail

Future Prospects

The successful candidate will have the potential of full time employment

  • 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 in Leeds 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)