Accounting Technician Apprentice

Hammond & Co are looking for a top-quality Accounting Technician Apprentice to join the team and support their growing ambitions. If you are self-reliant, logical, composed and analytical with a passion to learn then this may be the right role for you, with the potential of fantastic career prospects! Supporting the accounts departments to gather information from clients in a timely manner.

To apply for this apprenticeship, please click the button below and complete the application form. For any questions or queries regarding this vacancy, please contact us on 01246 278931 or email

Annual Wage

£10,296 per year

This mean you’ll earn the National Minimum Apprentice Wage

Working Week

37.5 Hours per Week

You will work Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm & Friday 8am-4pm

Apprenticeship Information

Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant

Taking roughly 12+ months, the apprenticeship is equivalent to 5 A*-C/9-4 GCSEs

About Hammond & Co

Hammond and Co are a growing accountancy firm based in Chesterfield. They are an empowering place to work, focusing on keeping their clients safe to do more of what they enjoy, whilst keeping the profit in their pocket.

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Dealing with enquiries from clients and HMRC.
  • Building working relationships with our clients.
  • Monitoring client compliance.
  • Supporting the accounts department to gather information from clients in a timely manner.
  • Dealing with client post.
  • Perform bookkeeping duties including bank deposits and reconciliations, accounts payable and other client payments.
  • Prepares and balances appropriate accounts.
  • Uses the accounting software and process’ in-line with training and client needs.
  • Keeping up to date with changes to tax and other relevant legislation.
  • Monitoring departmental email.

Apprenticeship Programme & Training

  • Full day-to-day training will be provided by the employer.
  • This apprenticeship qualification is called Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant.
  • If you do not have grades A-C/9-4 in GCSE maths and English, you will be required to complete Level 1 Functional Skills maths and English.
  • The learning will be delivered by dedicated, industry-specialist tutors via remote or face-to-face sessions. The only exception are any speaking and listening assessments – these may be delivered in a classroom.
  • These session take place once per month, for roughly 2 hours, at a time convenient for both you and the employer.
  • You will also complete the AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting alongside your apprenticeship.
  • You can expect to potentially progress within the business, and onto further apprenticeship qualifications, upon completing this programme.

Requirements & Prospects

Desired Skills & Personal Qualities

Skills: Communication, ICT, Organisation, Customer Care, Problem-Solving, Presentation, Administrative, Number and Analytical Skills.

Personal Qualities: Attention to Detail, Logical, Team Working, Creativity, Takes Own Initiative, Non-Judgemental and Patience.


Desired: Grades A*-C/9-4 in GCSE maths and English (or equivalent).