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ACA Accounts Apprentice – Outsourced Finance

Kaplan Financial
£24000 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
ICAEW Apprenticeships
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Not applicable

Job Details

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with an ACA ICAEW level 7 apprenticeship with  and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience including assisting with bookkeeping, management of accounts and VAT returns.

Duties include:

  • Support a varied client portfolio, assisting with bookkeeping, management accounts, VAT returns and year end accounts.
  • Work closely with senior team members, adopting a proactive approach to training.
  • Build trusted relationships with clients, liaising with them to answer general queries.
  • Ensure work is completed to a high standard, ensuring expectations and deadlines are being met.
  • Support the wider firm with ad hoc duties as needed.


Training provided:

ACA is a great option if you’re looking to become a chartered accountant and work in accountancy and finance. It opens a wealth of opportunities, as you can specialise in specific areas or sectors, or work broadly across multiple industries. You’ll also need to have 450 practical work experience days.

Certificate Level: You’ll be introduced to the essentials of accountancy, finance, and businesses. You’ll learn about double-entry accounting, assurance, business and technology, law, management, and taxation.

Professional Level: This level teaches you how to apply technical knowledge to real-life scenarios. You’ll deepen your knowledge on financial reporting, audit and assurance, tax compliance, finance management, business strategy, and business planning.

Advanced Level: You will give you the skills to understand how accountancy and finance works within businesses. You’ll learn about corporate reporting and strategic business management.



  • Degree 2:1
  • A Levels grade A-C
  • GCSE's grade 9/A*-4/C including Maths and English.

Skills required:

Good Microsoft Office skills.

Personal qualities:

  • Personable – able to build up relationships with people/clients.
  • Willing and eager to learn.
  • Team player.
  • Committed to high quality service.
  • Good time management and organisation skills.
  • Positive, can-do attitude when working under pressure.


Future prospects:

Progress through the trainee levels into a manager role, if appropriate.


Benefits include:

Benefits include:

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Paid study leave and tuition for ICAEW exams
  • Flexible hours and hybrid working options
  • Positive and supportive company culture
  • Competitive remuneration with scope for fast progression
  • Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare (optional)
  • Life assurance
  • Snack cupboard and drinks fridge
  • Parking onsite



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