Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance 

Includes AAT, CIMA & ACCA Qualifications

Finance and accounting skills are in high demand in the UK. The new Accounting Apprenticeships have been designed by employers for employers and teach individuals the essential accounting knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to demonstrate full occupational competence. Options available now include: The Assistant Accountant Level 3, Professional Accounting Level 4 and Accountancy/Tax Professional Level 7.

Assistant Accountant Level 3 

Who is the programme for?

The Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship is for businesses who require existing employees or new recruits to be formally trained and qualified in accounting practices, in order to undertake day to day financial activities or be involved in regulatory financial requirements.

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The Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship is for businesses who require existing employees or new recruits to be formally trained and qualified in accounting practices, in order to undertake day to day financial activities or be involved in regulatory financial requirements.

Typical job roles

Typical job roles include: Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Accounts Technician, Junior Accountant

How will your business benefit?

  • Increase in staff performance and productivity
  • Enables staff to get more involved, take ownership and contribute more positively to the business
  • Prepares participants for more responsibility and for future growth of the business
  • Levy paying organisations can utilise funds to maximise returns
  • Smaller organisations can claim 90% funding to cover the costs of the whole programme

How will employees benefit?

  • Increase in personal effectiveness
  • Increase in capability
  • Increase in confidence and competence

Programme overview

A highly flexible, blended programme that includes:

  • The AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting
  • Learning modules including Bookkeeping Controls, Bookkeeping Transactions, Advanced Bookkeeping, Final Account Preparation, Indirect Tax and Management Account Costing
  • A series of optional workshops or webinars delivered by industry experts
  • Regular one-to-one coaching with an experienced coach
  • Workbooks and online AAT resources
  • Opportunities to meet and share ideas with other participants on the programme

Entry requirements (for new recruits)

New entrants to our Future Talent programme are expected to have predicted (or have achieved) 5 GCSE (or equivalent) Grades A to D, with one Grade C in English and Maths (or equivalent new level grades). Where an administrator has not achieved Level 2 English and Maths, they must do so before their end-point assessment.

Duration

Typically 15 to 18 months

Progression

As well as full competency as an Assistant Accountant, on completion of the programme individuals should be able to progress into a number of career paths in the sector including Audit Trainee, Cooperate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller and Tax Accountant.

Costs and funding

Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can use their funds to pay for apprenticeship training while generous funding is available to non-levy organisations.

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For more information please click on one of the links below or call us on 0161 200 1673.

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Professional Accounting Level 4

Who is the programme for?

The Professional Accounting Level 4 Apprenticeship is for businesses requiring individuals to develop full competence and the technical knowledge and skills to produce, verify and review financial information within their own organisation or on behalf of another organisation. It covers two areas of specialism to include accounting and tax. The programme is eligible to existing employees and there is no age limit.

Find out more about our Professional Accounting Level 4 programme

How will your business benefit?

  • Increase in staff performance and productivity
  • Enables staff to get more involved, take ownership and contribute more positively to the business
  • Prepares participants for more responsibility and for future growth of the business
  • Levy paying organisations can utilise funds to maximise returns
  • Smaller organisations can claim 90% funding to cover the costs of the whole programme

How will employees benefit?

  • Increase in personal effectiveness
  • Increase in capability
  • Increase in confidence and competence

Programme overview

A highly flexible, blended programme that includes:

  • AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting
  • Learning modules including Financial Statements of Limited Companies, Management Accounting: Budgeting and Decision & Control plus two options from Business Tax, Personal Tax, External Auditing, Credit Management, Cash & Treasury Management
  • A series of optional workshops or webinars delivered by industry experts
  • Regular one-to-one coaching with an experienced coach
  • Workbooks and online AAT resources
  • Opportunities to meet and share ideas with other participants on the programme

Duration

Typically 18 months

Progression

On completion of the programme individuals should be able to progress into more senior support roles or management positions.

Costs and funding

Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can use their funds to pay for apprenticeship training while generous funding is available to non-levy organisations.

Find out more

For more information please click on the link below or call us on 0161 200 1673.

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Accountancy/Tax Professional Level 7

Who is the programme for?

The Accountancy/Tax Professional Level 7 Apprenticeship Standard is for employees who wish to undertake professional qualifications within an accountancy role and acquire chartered certified status and professional membership with ACCA or CIMA. The programme is eligible to existing employees and there is no age limit.

Find out more about the Accountancy/Tax Professional Level 7 programme

Typical job roles

Typical job roles include: Financial Accountant/Management Accountant/Tax Accountant/External Accountant/Internal Auditor/Financial Analyst/Management Consultant

How will your business benefit?

  • Increase in staff performance and productivity
  • Enables staff to get more involved, take ownership and contribute more positively to the business
  • Prepares participants for more responsibility and for future growth of the business
  • Support staff retention
  • Levy paying organisations can utilise funds to maximise returns
  • Smaller organisations can claim 90% funding to cover the costs of the whole programme

How will employees benefit?

  • Increase in personal effectiveness
  • Increase in capability
  • Increase in confidence and competence
  • Professional membership

Programme overview

A highly flexible, blended programme that includes:

  • The ACCA or CIMA qualification
  • Learning modules including Financial Accounting and Reporting, Governance, Risk and Control, Management Accounting, Strategic Business Management, Audit Assurance, Business Insight, Taxation
  • A series of optional workshops or webinars delivered by industry experts
  • Regular one-to-one coaching with an experienced coach
  • Workbooks and online resources
  • Opportunities to meet and share ideas with other participants on the programme

Duration

Typically up to 36 months

Costs and funding

Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can use their funds to pay for apprenticeship training while generous funding is available to non-levy organisations.

Find out more

For more information please click on the link below or call us on 0161 200 1673.

Request information