Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3
University Centre Leeds
This programme prepares students to become assistant accountants. An assistant accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominantly either as an assistant accountant within an accountancy practice or within the finance function of an organisation.
With this apprenticeship, you will work as an assistant accountant. Part of this role will involve will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month-end management accounts or year-end financial statements. In addition, you may be involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.
Benefits / Skills
The employer will agree entry requirements for these apprenticeships and these will depend on the role that they are advertising.
Please check that you meet all essential criteria before applying for a position, you can find the details of these on the full vacancy description (links below). If you are unsure about this please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 0113 284 6464.
As an assistant accountant you will prepare monthly management accounts. In addition, you will produce profit and loss reports, undertake bank reconciliation, prepare annual budgets and produce reports on debtors and creditors.
Purchase Ledger Clerk
As a purchase ledger clerk you will match, check and code invoices. In addition, you will process payments via BACS and cheques. You will also set up new supplier accounts and work out VAT payments.
Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:
30% of small businesses place accountants at the top of the list of their trusted advisors.
92.7% of apprentices who used our recruitment service would recommend it to a friend.
The average salary for a qualified Accounts Assistant is £22,607.
Do I have to attend college?
This will depend on the apprenticeship you are applying for. You can find this information on each of our apprenticeship pages under the delivery method section.
What are the minimum hours I can work on an apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships are usually a minimum of 30 hours per week to qualify for funding. There are some cases where this can be lower, however, lowering hours would need to be discussed and agreed with the college prior to enrolment.