Accounts Assistant (AAT Apprentice)

  • Full time, permanent
  • Scarborough
  • Competitive

Our Accounts Assistant apprenticeship offers an opportunity to develop valuable skills, enjoy a challenging hands-on experience and learn from exceptional people, all while you work towards gaining the AAT qualification and earn a full-time salary.

In this role you will prepare bookkeeping and VAT returns, together with assisting in the preparation of tax computations.  Support will be provided by our Accounts Executives and Accounts Seniors who will ensure that you have the ability to ask questions whilst you build up your knowledge.


  • Supporting on a portfolio of clients throughout the year; managing timetables/expectations, anticipating costs, raising fee invoices
  • Preparation of year end and management accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies (including those under FRS102, 1A and 105)
  • Preparation of bookkeeping and VAT Returns
  • Assisting in the preparation of tax computations
  • Utilising and promoting the use of cloud technology within our client base including the conversion of existing clients
  • Preparing client deliverables and acting as an ambassador for the business
  • Assisting the team through the preparation of annual returns and regularly reviewing filing deadlines
  • Work with other service lines to the benefit of the client including referring opportunities where relevant and minimising risk (to both the business and the client)
  • Responsible for dealing with ad-hoc enquiries and provision of other accounts, tax and office support as required


  • Minimum B, B, C grade A levels, or equivalent level of qualification
  • Prior experience using Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and Outlook) would be advantageous
  • Commitment and willingness to learn
  • Ability to think analytically


  • Competitive salary
  • Full study support
  • 22 days holiday + birthday day off + standard bank holidays
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Assurance x 3
  • Pension salary sacrifice
  • Benefits Discounts Portal
  • Quarterly functions and events
  • On-site parking
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Regular training and development

Closing Date

31st March 2024

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