AAT Accounting Apprentice 

A fantastic opportunity for an accountancy apprentice has become available within a reputable expanding agricultural accountancy firm in the centre of Taunton. This combines the benefit of paid employment, with support towards training in the Association of Accounting Technicians qualification.

Mitchells Chartered Accountants are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support their busy accounting team with the aim of becoming a member of the AAT. You should be well organised, dependable, proactive and able to take the initiative while enjoying working within a friendly team.

  • JOB ROLE: Accounting Apprentice
  • JOB TYPE: Full time with study leave entitlement
  • OFFICE HOURS: 08:45 - 17:00

Key Responsibilities -

Candidate Profile -

  • assisting in the preparation of accounts by completing the working papers
  • dealing with book keeping and subsequent submission of VAT Returns
  • Assisting with the preparation of tax returns
  • handling payroll systems that calculate wages and salaries;
  • using computerised accounting systems.
  • helping qualified accountants with accounts inspections (audits)
  • Taking telephone calls and passing on messages
  • Working as part of a team to ensure the delivery of excellent service to clients.
  • Undertake any other duties that may be required from time to time
    • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English (at grade C or above)
    • A minimum of 2 A Levels (at grade A* - B)
  • Numerate
  • Agricultural connection is desirable but not essential
  • Be flexible and prepared to help others when needed
  • Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to multitask and to work accurately and effectively under pressure
  • Professional and confident telephone manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Should have attention to detail
  • Committed to studying
  • Act as a positive ambassador for Mitchells Chartered Accountants at all times when dealing with clients or representing the business

If you meet or exceed the above requirements, please send your CV along with a covering letter to

Recruitment Agencies need not apply.