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AAT Level 2

Company Name:
Morris Crocker Ltd
Location:
Havant
Apprenticeship Standard:
Accounting - Accounts OR Finance Assistant Level 2
12 May 2022
Vacancy Type:
Apprenticeship
Working Hours:
Monday-Friday 7.5 hours a day
Job Advert
AAT Accounts Apprentice
Morris Crocker
Havant
£14,000.00 a year, Monday-Friday 7.5 hours a day, 37.5 a week

 
Morris Crocker is a long established and independent firm of chartered accountants based near Portsmouth. For over a century the firm has been an integral part of the community, serving the accountancy need of businesses and individuals in the Portsmouth area. Today we cover not just Portsmouth city, but counties including West Sussex, Surrey, Dorset, London, Berkshire and Hampshire extending to the Isle of Wight.
The below education details refer to a Level 2 AAT apprentice, however if you are interested in Level 3 AAT please still apply as the employer will consider for the right candidate!
 
Job role
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial statements and reports
  • Assisting in the completion of various accounts and tax forms
  • Preparing simple accounting statements and expense claims
  • Provide support to the accounts department
  • Provide support to payroll and outsourcing department
  • Providing administrative work and assistance as needed by colleagues or managers.
Skills
  • Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Well organised
  • Able to prioritise workload
Personal qualities
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Desire to develop an accountancy career
Qualifications
GCSE 9-4/A*-C in English and maths or Functional Skills Level 2 in both and provide proof of certificates

Due to the demands of the role, applications with less than the required grades will not be considered. Equally, applications received without stating GCSE maths and English/Functional Skills results will not be considered.
  • If you hold a Level 2 Bookkeeping Certificate, hold an A Level in Accounting grade A*-C or verifiable knowledge you can move straight onto the Level 3 AAT apprenticeship.
Course breakdown

The apprenticeship will need you to attend classes at college one day a week for the length of a full college day, which you need to commit to. Time spent training will come under the working hours per week.

Apprentices are independently assessed at the end of their programme to achieve the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship at a Pass or Distinction grade.
  • Synoptic Test (3 Hours on a College PC – 40%) Covering: IT Systems/Processes, Standards, Reporting, Analysis, Comms, Problem Solving, Quality and Accountability within a Financial Accounting Environment
  • A portfolio and reflective discussion (60%) showing evidence of knowledge, skills and behaviours while within the workplace had met required standards.
  • Standard Level 2 AAT Exams after each individual unit.
Portsmouth College and Highbury College have merged to become the City of Portsmouth College. This apprenticeship will be registered under the Highbury College apprenticeship banner, with teaching and learning support from Portsmouth College.

Things to keep in mind
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Work place pension scheme
  • If applying for the Level 3 AAT role the employer will review the starting salary.
Future prospects

Morris Crocker would like to provide a full time role and future opportunities to train and progress in the business, this is provided you meet the needs of the business as an employee and successfully complete your apprenticeship.