An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Roles would normally involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements.
In addition an Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations. Typical job titles could include Assistant Accountant / Trainee Accounting Technician / Accounts Clerk / Cashier Finance Assistant / Purchase Ledger Clerk / Sales Ledger Clerk.
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What does the apprenticeship cover?
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What are the benefits?
Apprenticeships are a proven way of increasing staff retention and productivity. 92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce. Apprenticeships enable employers to recruit and train the employees to meet the specific needs of their business.
On completion of this standard, some apprentices may progress onto the Professional Accountant/Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship, or Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting, or secure a job within the industry.
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Individual employers set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English, although some employers will accept other relevant qualifications and experience, including a relevant Level 2 qualification. Apprentices without English or Maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment. You must be employed to start college as an apprentice.
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