Job Summary
  • Salary
    £131.25 (per week)
  • Location
    Hitchin, Hertfordshire
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    9th August 2017
  • Employer Name
    Jones Hunt & Company
  • Distance from academy
  • Address
    Ickleford SG5 3XE, United Kingdom

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to work for an established accountancy practice Based in Hitchin. they provide a friendly and personalised service, tailor-made to meet your needs, whether they are Business Accounts, Corporate or Personal Tax, Payroll or VAT

Excellent opportunity for a Accountancy Apprentice who will pride themselves on delivering exceptional financial support for our clients. Your role will be to assist with all of our accounting processes and procedures, including:
basic bookkeeping, u
sing computerised systems
associated administration.
Full training provided and your duties will include (not exhaustive)

Bank Reconciliations

VAT, Debtors, Creditor and PAYE Control Accounts

Processing and preparation of VAT Returns

Preparation of simple Taxation Computations

Obtain full knowledge and use of the accounting system

Dealing with scanning, incoming and outgoing post

Processing Invoices

Dealing with incoming email in connection with queries

Daily electronic filing as appropriate to your work

Entering data onto spreadsheets

Maintain the highest level of service and a quick response time to all incoming enquiries

To identify where new skills can be acquired and existing skills improved

To conform to a standard of personal conduct including appearance and behaviour as designated and appropriate

To attend internal or external training courses as directed

Completion of Accounts & other duties as required

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm 37.5 Hours per week


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

Computer literate/effective Customer Service/Team Leader

Personal Qualities

Computer literate/effective Customer Service/Team Leader

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right candidate, progression to Level 4

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location
    Milton Keynes


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 Milton Keynes 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)