Accounts Apprentice – SUMMER 2018

Digital Assets

Salary £11,000 per annum (£211.53 per week)
Company/Sector Digital Assets Company
Apprenticeship Assistant Accountant Level 3
Duration 18 months
Hours 37.5 per week
Start Date Now and summer 2018
Location Newton Heath, Manchester – 5 min walk from Central Park tram stop
Reference  TAA313MA


This is an exciting opportunity for you to join an organisation based at ‘The Sharp Project’ in Manchester, 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.

As the organisation continues to grow, they are looking to recruit an Accounts Apprentice to join their 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

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 study towards 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. Other 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