Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

As well as becoming a fully competent Assistant Accountant, this Apprenticeship provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the Accounting sector including Audit Trainee, Corporate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller or Tax Accountant.

Course Level:
Level 3
18 Months - 2 Years
Auction Mart
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds

As an  Assistant Accountant, you will provide support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within a practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of your role will 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, you may find yourself involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.



  • Business Awareness
  • IT Systems & Processes
  • Ethical Standards
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Management Accounting


  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Produces Quality & Accurate Information
  • Uses Systems & Processes
  • Problem Solving


  • Embracing Change
  • Adding Value
  • Ethics & integrity
  • Personal Accountability
  • Productivity
  • Team Working & Collaboration

Entry Requirements

  • Employment within the industry
  • 3 GCSEs grade 9-4 including English & Maths

Your choices may include:

  • Audit Trainee
  • Corporate Recovery Analyst
  • Credit Controller
  • Tax Accountant

Your choices may include:

  • Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Level 4

Struggling to find an employer – don’t worry!

Join our Apprenticeship Access Academy and join a full-time course until you find one. We’ll even give you the heads up when a suitable vacancy comes up. Plus, we will support you to improve your employability skills.

Want to know more? Speak to the Apprenticeship Team now on 01756 693 681 and we will do our best to get you started in your dream job.

Enrolment 19 August & 28 August
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17:30 - 19:30
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