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New Job Opportunity - Accountants Apprentice / Accounts Assistant Abingdon
  • Job Title: Accounts Apprentice
  • Job Type: Full Time 37.5 hours per week
  • Location: Frilford, Abingdon
  • Travel: May be required to client offices

Accounts Apprentice Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare bookkeeping for multiple clients across numerous industry sectors
  • Assist with client payroll preparation and submission
  • Assist with filings to Companies House including company secretarial services
  • Support with client/HMRC registrations
  • Maintain company databases (currently Accountancy Manager & Xero)
  • Support the company’s brand (social media etc.)
  • Understand and support clients during onboarding process for new and existing clients
  • Answer and direct phone calls/liaise with clients
  • Other tasks as directed by line manager/company directors

Study Support

  • Study support for AAT or ACCA qualification via apprenticeship


  • Full UK driving license desirable
  • GCSE A-C in Math’s and English


  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Team player with a positive – ‘can do’ approach
  • Methodical and able to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Proactive nature and ability to work in a small team environment
  • Ability to learn new skills and solve own problems

Performance Goals

  • Complete client services/tasks on time according to internal and external deadlines
  • Work in line with company behaviours and organisational culture
  • Deal with clients, suppliers, and other employees professionally at all times
  • Allocate the appropriate amount of time to tasks (revenue generating activities)
  • Prioritise activities according to company urgencies

Interested in becoming our new Accounts Apprentice? Please submit your full CV and cover letter to Sam Dallimore at samuel@modus-accountants.co.uk. Entries after this date may not be considered for this role. Any questions please email hello@modus-accountants.co.uk or call 01993 225 030

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