Accounts Apprentice x2

Job Title: Accounts Apprentice

Location Newton Heath, Manchester: 5 minute walk from Central Park tram station
Salary £11,000 per annum (£211.53 per week)
Company/Sector Digital Assets Company
Start date January 2018
Qualification AAT Accounting Level 3
Hours 37.5 per week
Duration 18 months
Posted 08/11/2017
Reference TAA313MA


This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a creative company which will be run under ‘The Sharp Project’ based in Manchester. It is home to over 60 digital entrepreneurs and production companies specialising in digital content production, digital media and TV and film production. Their aim and ambition is to diversify and grow Manchester’s digital sector, through attracting new entrepreneurs, new business start-ups, capital and talent within the city’s digital sector.

This is a start-up company running under ‘The Sharp Project’ which aims to help fuel Manchester’s ambition to be a city of digital enterprise, encouraging collaboration and innovation between SME’s and larger market leaders.

As the business continues to grow, they are looking to recruit x2 Accounts Apprentices to join their small but friendly team, to help support their growing workload. They are ideally looking for individuals with a genuine interest in business and finance, and someone who is competent and confident working with numbers.


About the role

  • Assisting in the preparation of accounts
  • Dealing with basic book keeping
  • Processing and paying invoices
  • Recording receipts and payments
  • Preparing and checking ledger balances and other monthly and yearly accounts
  • Assist with planning and budget control
  • Assist completing and submitting tax returns, VAT returns and National Insurance contributions
  • Handling employee expenses & reconciling company credit cards
  • Using computerised accounting systems

The company have a strict location remit they need to recruit from, so if you do not hear from or are unsuccessful, this could be one of the reason.

Skills and experience

You will be expected to have achieved/predicted 5 GCSE grades A*-C including Maths and English.

In addition to the above, you will need to be confident with a pro-active attitude and excellent communication skills. You should have good attention to detail and be highly organised, with good ICT skills, particularly in the use of spreadsheets. You will also need to have the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and the capacity to understand and handle complex information.

You will receive an AAT Level 3 qualification, but will also cover Level 2 units and receive certificates in AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping and AAT Level 2 Computerised Accounts.


Benefits and culture

You will be entitled to 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. The benefits include:

  • Gym membership
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 5% pension


How to apply

Click on the APPLY NOW button or call us on 0161 200 1673 quoting reference TAA313MA