B-448 Bookkeeper Apprentice (AAT) with Ainsworths Chartered Accountants in Nelson

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Advanced Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Salary £4.36 per hour
Reference Code B-448
Hours Per Week 37.5 hours per week, 9am to 5pm Mon to Fri with half an hour break for lunch
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Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Bookkeeper Apprentice to join our expanding team at our office in Nelson.

The successful candidate will be given full study support to fulfil their potential and become a qualified AAT accountant. 

In addition to a competitive salary, further benefits include loyalty days, pension scheme contributions and entry into our profit share scheme.


Specific duties of this role include the following:


  • Performing bookkeeping duties for clients including data entry of sales invoices, purchase invoices and bank transactions;

  • Carrying out bank account and balance sheet reconciliations;

  • Preparing quarterly VAT returns;

  • Liaising with clients to request missing information or in supplying information they require;

  • Other ad hoc duties to assist senior team members and clients as necessary.

Person Specification

Skills Required 

Good numeracy skills and communication skills

Good organisational skills.

Team working skills

Good time Management

Personal Qualities


Genuine interest in a career in Accountancy

Willing to learn

Punctual & Reliable

Qualifications required

GCSE’s at Grades A*-C in Maths and English.


Candidates will be required to undertake initial assessment at Blackburn College. 





Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship

Advanced Apprenticeship

Proposed Duration

18 months

Training to be Provided

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Standard

Association of Accounting Technicians Level 3

Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required) at Level 2

Future Prospects

Although the position is initially for a trainee, we provide on the job training and full study support so that you can fulfil your potential.


Ann Mason

01254 292234


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