Job Summary
  • Salary
    £131.25 (per week)
  • Location
    Watford, Watford
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    29th October 2017
  • Employer Name
    Dempsey and Co Ltd
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.1 Miles
    • 7 Minutes
  • Address
    Baldwins Lane, Croxley Green WD3 3LT, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

An excellent opportunity to work in a small accountancy firm, based in Croxley Green, learning key skills such as bookkeeping, business acumen, Excel and client communication.

·         Basic Bookkeeping

·         Collating client’s records onto excel

·         Using Safe 50 accountancy programme

·         Developing a wider knowledge of excel

·         Understanding VAT returns

·         Preparing basic accounting schedules

·         Assisting in developing procedures with new changed within the UK Tax system

·         Speaking to clients on a regular basis

·         Completing administrative tasks



Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:30am – 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 with a basic knowledge and understanding of Excel and Word.
  2. Admin skills and a good telephone manner.

Personal Qualities

  1. Positive attitude, enthusiastic, willing to learn, flexible and adaptable.
  2. A desire to learn bookkeeping and go on to train as an accountant.

Future Prospects

Potential for a full time positon after completion of the apprenticeship. Also, after completion of NVQ level 3 candidates will be encouraged to start studying for their AAT examinations or progress onto Level 4.

  • 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 Watford 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)