Apprentice Accountant

Job Title: Apprentice Accountant
Contract Type: School Leavers
Location: Wickford
Salary: 14k-16k
Reference: AAA 20-09
Contact Name: Steve Garrod
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2020 12:49

Job Description

Apprentice Accountant at Clay Ratnage & Co – School leaver starting September

We are looking for an energetic and driven apprentice to join the team at our Wickford office. We are an established firm of Chartered Accountants in Essex, with a proven training formula that will assist you in fulling your potential. 

The successful candidate will need fantastic communication skills, self-disciplined focus to studying and an excellent work ethic. We expect that the successful candidate would have achieved at least three C grades at A Level and/or very strong GCSE grades in Mathematics and English.

After completion of your A Level or GCSE studies, you will join as a trainee and study for the ACA qualification over a period of 4-5 years. You will start on the level 3 or 4 apprenticeship scheme, before moving to the level 7 apprenticeship. Our friendly and supportive staff and training network will provide you with the help you need to progress through the exam process.

With a mixture of classroom teaching in Chelmsford and in-house training at our Wickford office, we will provide you with a rounded training programme with exposure to many different areas of accounting, including:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Audit
  • Taxation

Contracted hours 37.5 per week, of which 7.5 hours will be off the job training

Salary - 14k-16k depending on grades

Please provide us with your CV by email to

Closing date: 31st July 2020