Finance Assistant Apprentice CISTOR LTD

Excellent opportunity working for a provider of Cisco refreshed powered solutions. We work with some of the largest users of Cisco products worldwide, from major banks and insurance companies, through service providers, systems integrators, to local councils and the NHS.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

As the Finance Assistant Apprentice you will support the Senior Finance Assistant and be responsible for the following:

  • Develop the skills to raise sales invoices and credit notes
  • Develop the skills to process purchase invoices and credit notes
  • Develop the skills to reconcile supplier statements on a monthly basis at the very least
  • Develop the skills to process employee expenses, credit card transaction and processing these accurately and within the company policy
  • Develop the skills to complete daily bank reconciliation, cash and banking across the company's multiple accounts in multi-currency
  • Ability to send out weekly statements to customers
  • Assist the Senior Finance Assistant/Finance Assistant in keeping regular update of the customer’s credit lines and keep these up to date at all times.
  • Develop the skills to run weekly margin reports for the Financial Controller when required
  • Carry out filing on a regular basis to ensure that all reports/documents are filed
  • Ad hoc duties when required
  • Any other duties as required by the Finance Team or a member of the Management Team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must have basic knowledge of double entry book-keeping
  • Ideally have worked in a finance/accounts role previously.
  • You must have a good computing skills
  • Sage line 50 exposure would be a plus

Personal qualities

Must have good computing and communication skills, be organised and have a positive working attitude.

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths and English (or equivalents)

Future prospects

Full time job opportunity and progression to a L4 Apprenticeship exists for the right candidate

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

Cistor is a new breed of Cisco partner specialising in Cisco Refresh. We understand the conflict between saving costs and managing risk. With a unique blend of experience we can help you avoid the pitfalls commonly associated with buying re-manufactured equipment. The Cisco Refresh program is designed to counter the growing threat of "grey" and counterfeit Cisco equipment that threatens the integrity of existing networks.





Canada Road

West Byfleet

KT14 7JL

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Training provider

The newly launched Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a skilled assistant accountant.

The apprenticeship includes:

  • AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
  • SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts
  • AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016

Training and Assessment

  • Throughout the first 12 months you will be required to attend the 3aaa Accountancy Academy in Guildford on average 25-30 days (plus exam days).
  • You will attend a full week intensive course to prepare you for the AAT Synoptic Assessment (approx. month 12-14)
  • Your dedicated Assessor will visit you in the workplace every 8-12 weeks
  • You will be invited to 3aaa Masterclasses presented by industry experts to enrich your learning experience.

The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

Apprenticeship standard

Accounting > Assistant Accountant

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Achieve Advance Limited


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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017