About Accountancy

Accounting qualifications are offered by the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians), who are the UK’s leading professional body offering skills-based accountancy and finance qualifications.

Accountancy Apprenticeships are made up of 3 core elements: NVQ in Accounting , Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) and Functional Skills.

What you’ll be doing

Dealing with sales invoices, income, receipts and payments. On a daily basis you will undertake various duties depending on your role and company including:

  • Arranging purchase orders
  • Preparing statements showing income and payments
  • Completing VAT returns
  • Preparing wages and managing claims for expenses
  • Helping to prepare annual accounts
  • Using computerised accounting systems and maintaining accurate records
  • providing administrative support to Accountants.

Who is it for?

Accountancy Apprenticeships are for anyone working in, or looking to work in a finance environment, such as:

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Cashier
  • Credit Control Clerk
  • Finance Assistant
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Sales Ledger Clerk

These positions are perfect for you if you enjoy working with numbers, have good communication skills, excellent attention to detail and an interest in business/finance.

Further Progression

On completion of this Apprenticeship, you may wish to progress onto further Accountancy qualifications, or depending on your job role Total People offer Apprenticeships in Team Leading and Management.