Apprentice Bookkeeper

Location: Uckfield, East Sussex

Based at our East Sussex office, you will be joining a friendly team providing comprehensive support to a varied portfolio of clients. As well as having a Supervisor who will mentor you, you will benefit from training and guidance provided by all your experienced team members.

We will support you in your AAT studies and, once you become L4 qualified, there may be an opportunity for you to move to our parent company Simmons Gainsford should you wish to progress further in your career to become either a qualified chartered accountant by studying for ACCA/ACA or a tax advisor by studying ATT.

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a covering email to:


  • Input and review data
  • Review and maintain sales, purchase and general ledgers
  • Post and review month end journals
  • Advise managers of any outstanding issues
  • Complete VAT returns (in your second year with us)
  • Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents
  • Liaise with other departments such as Payroll
  • Travel to and work from client sites
  • Prepare management accounts (this will be in the final year of AAT)
  • Complete each assignment before passing to the manager/senior bookkeeper for review
  • Ensure a high level of service to meet clients’ expectations
  • Ensure that all hours worked on assignments are correctly recorded



  • Numerate and analytical with excellent written and verbal communication skills (GCSE Maths and English grades 5 to 9)
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Excel knowledge

About Usman

I joined the Fl3xiBooks team at their London office in January 2022.

In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, playing football and going out to eat. The most interesting place I’ve visited is Bali.

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Bookkeeping & Software Training

  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff
  • All bespoke to your business

Cloud Based Services

  • Xero accredited platinum partner
  • Sage accredited partner
  • Information on the go
  • Involvement – you decide

Data Processing

  • Using automated systems where beneficial
  • Relevant and accurate
  • Compliant

Management Reporting

  • Management information to suit your needs
  • Provided on a timescale agreed with you
  • Bespoke reporting

VAT Services

  • Assistance with applying for VAT registrations
  • Assistance with HMRC enquiries
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Reviewing VAT returns

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