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Start you Accountancy career with the Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

An AAT Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship provides support to internal and external customers and will work predominately either as an assistant accountant within an accountancy firm or alternatively within the finance function of an organisation. You could be working in any of the following roles:

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

In any of the above or similar roles, your working day will involve 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.

Level 3 Assistant Accountant

Duration Typically 12 months

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What you can expect from your Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

During your Apprenticeship, you will be employed in a suitable accountancy role where you will gain valuable work experience in line with the standards set out for the Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, whilst earning a salary.

Paragon Skills Personal Tutors will provide coaching and learning, to develop our learner’s skills, knowledge and behaviours to meet, if not exceed, the requirements of the Assistant Accounting Standard as follows:

Knowledge Skills Behaviours
Business awareness Analysis Embracing change
IT systems and processes Communications Adding value
Ethical standards Problem-solving Ethics and integrity
Financial accounting and reporting   Produce quality and accurate information   Team working and collaborating  
Management reporting Use systems and processes Personal accountability
    Productivity

As well as ensuring full competency as an Assistant Accountant, this standard provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the Accounting sector including Audit Trainee, Corporate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller or Tax Accountant.

Our Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship features the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting offers technical training in accounting and is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in accountancy and finance, and comprises of six mandatory units:

  • Advanced bookkeeping
  • Final accounts preparation
  • Management accounting: costing
  • Indirect tax
  • Ethics for accountants
  • Spreadsheets for accounting

The purpose of the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting is to provide learners with the specialist knowledge and skills required for progressing either to employment in an accounting or finance role or to enable progression to further study in accountancy and finance.

Your pathway to success

Becoming an Assistant Accountant is a skill for life and can open doors to a long and rewarding career. As a qualified assistant accountant, you could work in a variety of areas, industries and sectors.

The natural progression after completion of this Apprenticeship is towards a leadership Apprenticeship. 

At Paragon Skills we are committed to inspiring you to succeed and to ensure that you get the best possible training in your chosen career.

We are looking for learners as committed and as passionate as we are. If this sounds like you, then contact us today about the opportunities available to you and your organisation with AAT Accountant Apprenticeships.

What you could do next

What you could do next

Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

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Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

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

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