Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships in Accountancy

Assistant Accountant ST0002

Level: Level 3

Duration: 18 months

Course Dates: Ongoing

An Assistant Accountant provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within practice or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. Part of their role will involve assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements. In addition the Assistant Accountant may find themselves involved in regulatory financial requirements such as the completion of VAT returns or assisting in the preparation of tax computations.

Entry Requirements

  • Individual employers will identify entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, training or other criteria.
  • Candidates require Level 2 Maths and English (equivalent to GCSE grade 4 or above) or other comparable qualifications. 

Possible Job Roles

Assistant Accountant / Trainee Accounting Technician / Accounts Clerk / Cashier Finance Assistant / Purchase Ledger Clerk / Sales Ledger Clerk

 

Professional Accounting/Taxation Technician ST0003

Level: Level 4

Duration: 24 months

Course Dates: Ongoing

 Individuals in the role of a Professional Accounting/Tax Technician will have responsibility for creating, and / or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards, and will utilise the individual’s knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation.

 

Entry Requirements

  • Individual employers will identify entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, training or other criteria.
  • Candidates require Level 2 Maths and English (equivalent to GCSE grade 4 or above) or other comparable qualifications. 

Possible Job Roles

Examples of roles as a Professional Accounting/Tax Technician include, but are not limited to, Assistant Auditor, Assistant Management Accountant, Assistant Financial Accountant, Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor, Commercial Analyst, Payroll Manager, Senior Bookkeeper, Senior Financial Officer, Tax Investigations Officer, Personal Tax Assistant and Business Tax Assistant.

 

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Employers

If you are an employer interested in apprenticeships or to advertise a vacancy, please contact the team on 01228 822708 or email apprenticeships@carlisle.ac.uk. Alternatively, to find out more about Apprenticeships, please visit www.carlisle.ac.uk/employers

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