Job Summary
  • Salary
    £7560 Yearly
  • Location
    Watford, England
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    13 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    19th April 2018
  • Employer Name
    TaxAssist Swiss Cottage
  • Distance from academy
    • 16.3 Miles
    • 27 Minutes
  • Address
    Rosemont Road, London NW3 6NG, UK

Employer Description

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a reputable accountancy practice based in Finchley Road completing accounting tasks.

• Book-keeping for clients
• Help clients administer their businesses
• Assist with workflow in producing accounts, VAT and other statutory submis-sions
• Office administrative tasks
• Assisting with a variety of company administrative and secretarial duties.
• General office duties as required

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 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
  2. High numerical skills
  3. Microsoft packages competent (excel)

Personal Qualities

  1. Positive attitude
  2. Confident
  3. Motivated attitude

Future Prospects

The successful candidate could progress into an accountancy role with full support and training for AAT and thereafter ACCA

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


The Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). It combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a highly competent accounting professional.

The apprenticeship will include:
• AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping.
• SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts.
• AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016.
• 6 mandatory units including:
 Advanced bookkeeping
 Final accounts preparation
 Management accounting: Costing
 Indirect tax
 Ethics for accountants
 Spreadsheets for accounting
Training and Assessment:
• Throughout the apprenticeship you will be required to attend your local Accountancy Academy for various training sessions.
• 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 experi-ence.
• During your apprenticeship programme, there will be 7 examinations throughout:
 x2 L2 Bookkeeping
 x1 L2 Sag
 x4 L3 Diploma

The remainder of your training will be completed within the workplace.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)