AAT Level 3 Apprentice

Blick Rothenberg · Competitive · London (central)

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To accurately process and maintain client’s books and records in order to provide the client with the management information that they request and to fulfil their reporting responsibilities to HMRC.

This would suit someone with a desire to further their education with a professional qualification whilst receiving relevant experience and on-the-job training within a top London practice. 

For candidates, excellent communications skills are a must, as are the personal skills necessary to work as a team member and maintain good relations with clients. It is expected that candidates will be able to demonstrate strong numerical and analytical skills.

This is a two year contract position.


  • Undertake bookkeeping for clients using Quickbooks, Xero, Sage and Excel - this includes processing of sale and purchase invoices, reconciliation of bank accounts and credit card accounts and posting of petty cash records.
  • Completion of VAT returns, including reconciliation of the VAT account each period
  • Dealing with client queries
  • Setting up approved bank payments as requested ready for authorization
  • Preparation of management accounts including posting of the payroll journal and reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Liaising with the accounts team when the client’s year end is ready to complete.
  • Posting of opening balance adjustments to agree the software to the statutory accounts.

Success measures/performance indicators

  • Feedback from managers, senior managers and clients
  • Accurate completion of tasks in a timely fashion and within budget
  • Professional exam results
  • Annual measureable objectives agreed at the start of each year
  • Annual appraisal process and 6 monthly performance reviews


Academic Requirements

  • Strong GCSE results (minimum grade B in Maths and English)
  • Strong A levels (minimum of 300 UCAS points from your top 3 A Levels pre-2017 or 120 UCAS points in the 2017 sitting)
  • Support will be given to study for the AAT qualification

Skills, key competencies and personal attributes required

  • Excellent communication skills - both written and oral
  • Numerate
  • A well-developed sense of client service and quality orientation
  • Attention to detail and pride in work produced
  • Organisation of personal workload
  • Working as part of a team
  • A proactive and analytical approach with a desire to progress


In addition to a competitive remuneration package, Blick Rothenberg also encourages and provides continued professional development. We have flexible working hours and the option to buy and sell holiday.

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