Accounting Apprentice – Ascendis


Company Name Ascendis
Location Manchester City Centre/Wilmslow
Salary £10,750
Sector Accountants/Taxation
Job Title Accounting Apprentice
Qualification Assistant Accountant Level 3
Duration 18 months
Hours 37.5 hours per week
Start September 2020
Reference TAA2006AD


Xero Gold partner and chartered accountancy firm Ascendis are looking to hire an Accounting Apprentice for their team, which has two offices based in Manchester City Centre and Wilmslow. The ideal candidate will have a good attitude and a keen interest in developing a successful career in accountancy, combining office administration tasks with more specialised accountancy duties, like reconciliation and data analysis.

Overview of Apprenticeship Role and Duties

Duties include:

  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Producing summaries
  • Data analysis
  • Data input onto software
  • General office duties
  • General administration duties

During this, you will be studying towards AAT qualifications at level 3.

Please note – Apprentice will need access to car due to travelling between two offices in Manchester and Wilmslow.

Skills and Experience

You will be expected to have achieved Five GCSE grades 4 – 9 with grade 4 in English and Maths or equivalent and be predicted/achieved Two A-Levels grades A-C or BTEC equivalent at grade Merit or above.

The company are looking for an individual who has strong analytical skills, effective organisation and time management skills, has the ability to work under pressure and maintains strong working relationships.

About the company

Ascendis is an established firm of accountants, with offices based in Manchester and Wilmslow, providing expertise in accountancy & taxation solutions and commercial business advisory services.

It is a growing business wanting to take on new staff members whom in turn will grow and progress within.


  • Flexitime
  • Holiday entitlement over and above the minimum (25 days + Bank Holidays + Birthday)
  • Career progression with a growing firm
  • Good staff morale
  • 2 years of service PMI
  • 3 years of service an additional holiday given, up to a max of 5 additional days for 8 years of service.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY NOW button or call us on 0161 200 1673 quoting reference TAA2006AD

Further information

Please note that due to the volume of applications, it may not be possible to reply to each applicant. We will contact successful applicants within five working days, however, if you do not receive a response within this time frame it is safe to say that your application is unsuccessful.