Job Summary
  • Salary
    £150.00 (per week)
  • Location
    Colchester, Essex
  • Sector
    Accounting Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    15th November 2016
  • Employer Name
    TaxAssist Colchester
  • Distance from acadmey
    • 24.2 Miles
    • 31 Minutes
  • Address
    North Hill, Colchester CO1 1EG, United Kingdom

Job Description

Excellent opportunity to work for TaxAssist which has a number of franchises across the country. They have a history of supporting their apprentices fully and offering excellent learning platforms during both Level 3 and 4 AAT.

Wide variety of work which will expand as more experience is gained


This will include:


  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • VAT returns
  • Accounts preparation for sole traders, partnership and limited companies
  • Basic tax work


General office administration (filing, going to bank / post office, etc)

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

• Good IT skills

Personal Qualities

• Good academic background
• Willingness to learn and take on new tasks
• Able to get on well with the small team
• Able to communicate well with clients (face to face, by phone and in writing)
• High level of integrity
• Ability to work in an organised manner
• Willingness to undertake professional qualifications
• Smart and presentable

Future Prospects

Progression to level 4 apprenticeship

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


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Accountancy Academy in Chelmsford on a day release basis, the remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

You will work to achieve the highly recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification and receive MAAT (Member of Association of Accounting Technicians) status.

You will be learning about all aspects of Accounting and learning new skills related to how businesses work. On the Apprenticeship there will be a good mixture of hands-on practical work and written work.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)