Langard Lifford Hall Ltd

ACCA Accounts and Audit junior Apprenticeship - Master's Degree (Level 7)

Langard Lifford Hall Ltd (Employer)

Kaplan Financial Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm
3 years (duration)
24 August 2022(start date)
Accountancy or taxation professional (apprenticeship standard)
17 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a L7 apprenticeship with Langard Lifford Hall Limited and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the ACCA L7 qualification.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include:

  • Preparation of year end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited company businesses.
  • Bookkeeping duties including preparation of VAT returns on various accounting packages and Microsoft Excel.
  • Preparation of management accounts.
  • Involvement in statutory audit fieldwork as part of an audit team

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

ACCA Level 7

There are three levels including Applied Knowledge, Applied Skills and Strategic Professional. Applied Knowledge helps you understand the role of accounting in the business environment, and develop the practical skills and techniques expected of an accountant working in business.

The area you will cover include:

  • Business and Technology Management.
  • Accounting Financial.
  • Accounting Applied.

Skills encourages you to develop a broad understanding of the role of accounting in business, and how to interpret financial information.

The area you will cover include:

  • Corporate and business law (ENG) (LW).
  • Performance Management (PM).
  • Taxation (TX-UK).
  • Financial Reporting (FR).
  • Audit and Assurance (AA).
  • Financial Management (FM).

By studying Strategic Professional, you’ll learn advanced techniques, skills, and the professional ethics required of an accountant or consultant operating at a senior level. Once you’ve successfully passed you can apply to be a full member of ACCA.

The area you will cover include:


  • Strategic Business Leader.
  • Strategic Business Reporting.


  • Advanced Financial Management.
  • Advanced Performance Management.
  • Advanced Taxation.
  • Advanced Audit and Assurance.

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be successful in this job role, this includes, Business Awareness, Ethics, Communication, Leadership, Planning and Prioritisation and Problem Solving. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment.

The Knowledge areas of the standard will typically be covered through completion of the qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Opportunity for secondment into payroll / tax departments
Opportunity to progress and be given more responsibilities in all areas of work


Reality Check

Benefits include: Salary range between £13,500 - £18.500, depending on experience 20 holiday days, plus bank holidays. Holiday days rise to 24 days once qualified Competitive starting salary, which will rise in line with regular reviews of both academic and work based experience Entry into the firm’s pension scheme Study package and support including day release for study at college towards ACCA qualification Cost of exams and annual subscription fees covered by the firm Flexible working scheme which offers a mix of working in the office and working from home once probationary period has been passed. (This period includes a lot of training / shadowing so not practical to work from home) Flexible working hours

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent math (Grade 9/A*-4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3x A-levels (Grade A-C) Essential
Other Degree or AAT level 4 (Grade pass) Essential
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