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HB Accountants are looking for a trainee accountant apprentice and a business administration apprentice to join the team – could an apprenticeship be for you?

HB Accountants are training firm in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, and we are all about empowering and inspiring young people to be the very best versions of themselves. As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, we have developed an Education Partnership Programme (EPP) and for many years have worked in partnership with Hertford Regional College, taking on apprentices from local schools. 

Nurturing young talent, developing new skills and supporting young people in our local community is something we are very proud of.

We are looking for two Apprentices to join our Team. With University fees now much higher than a few years ago, you might be looking for different route to further your education. The apprentice route is a great option and we look forward to increasing our team at HB Accountants using HRC and students from local colleges.

Trainee Accountancy Apprenticeship Job Description – HB Accountants

We want you to support the Accounts & Audit department whilst delivering a professional, timely, efficient & friendly service to our clients

Your Main duties

  • To assist with the preparation of year end accounts
  • To assist with auditing a wide variety of companies
  • To assist with maintaining client records and documentation
  • To assist with fee note production
  • To provide support in answering and resolving day to day queries
  • To attend networking events with your manager
  • Throughout the apprenticeship, to study for your AAT accountancy exams (3 year course)
  • After completion of AAT, there is the possibility of being offered a training contract to  support you to qualify as either a Chartered or Certified Accountant
  • To comply at all times with the letter and spirit of the Company’s Health, Safety & Environmental Policy, Equality & Diversity Policy and Code on Business Conduct and Behaviour
  • Carry out such other duties as are reasonably requested by the jobholder’s line manager

If you would like a career as an accountant – why not send Vicki, our office manager, your CV here.


Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Job Description – HB Accountants

We want you to support Vicki, our Office Manager and the department with administration duties & deliver a professional, timely, efficient & friendly service to our clients.

Main duties

  • To assist with client onboarding using dedicated software system
  • To assist with maintaining client records and documentation
  • To assist with fee note production
  • To manage the collation of bound copy accounts for client
  • To provide support in answering and resolving day to day queries, including opening the post, answering the telephone and at times responding to emails
  • To provide correspondence to Companies House including accounts for filing.
  • To assist with maintaining all social media channels
  • To assist with updating and the uploading of blogs to our website.
  • To assist in networking event organisation
  • To attend networking events with the team
  • Throughout the apprenticeship, to acquire exceptional customer service skills, seeking advice from the wider team where in doubt and gain confidence in resolving queries to a satisfactory conclusion referring them up the line
  • To comply at all times with the letter and spirit of the Company’s Health, Safety & Environmental Policy, Equality & Diversity Policy and Code on Business Conduct and Behaviour
  • Carry out such other duties as are reasonably requested by the jobholder’s line manager from time to time

If you would like to work with Team HB and study for your Level 3 Business Administration, send Vicki, our office manager, your CV here


Are you a business owner?

Talented people that fit your team and work dynamics is not always easy, but you consider ‘growing your own’. This translates into ensuring that you always have the right staff to meet your needs plus you are supporting young people by giving them an work experience and opportunity to study on the job.

Check out our blog here to find out how your business could receive up to £4,000 to hire an apprentice


If you’d like to learn more about apprenticeships or even talk to our own apprentices, Abby and Callum, give us a call on 01992 444466 or Hertford Regional College are on hand to help too or visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/incentive-payments-for-hiring-a-new-apprentice to find out more

We are here to help support and grow your business by giving you access to experienced accountants and useful information no matter your business size or sector.

Please feel free to contact the team on 01992 444466.  We’re accountants for business and we’re here to help you grow.


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