Finance Assistant / Apprentice Hart Brown

To assist the Finance Manager in providing an efficient cashiering department. To develop the skills and knowledge required of a legal cashier, working within solicitors’ accounts rules and the firm’s procedures.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Full time Monday to Friday 35 hours

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To assist with Credit control where required.

Paying in – completing bankbooks ascertaining which account is to be credited.  Post entries to both the office and client accounts.

  • Dealing with write-offs, account closures and any other requests or queries from fee earners/secretaries by telephone, memo or email.
  • Calculating interest and postings relating to client funds held.
  • Transferring funds from client account to office account.
  • Printing cheques daily, checking and editing requests as necessary before printing.
  • Checking and reconciling financial statements.
  • Operating electronic banking systems in all banks.
  • Checking and posting bills
  • Assist with purchase ledger as required.
  • Producing ad hoc reports as required.
  • Maintain database as required.
  • Assisting with other members of the team where necessary.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Able to display good communication skills both verbal and written.


Able to learn knowledge of the work, systems and procedures.

Personal qualities

Team player with ability to pick up news skills quickly and efficiently.

Qualifications required

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

Future prospects

Potential Progression to level 4 and/or full time employment 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

Law firm with 16 partners, over 110 staff, 6 offices in Surrey and a reputation for delivering high quality service Hart Brown is proud to have grown through recommendation and repeat business from loyal clients since it was established in 1919. All our lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals are experts in their chosen field and fully up-to-date with the latest developments. Our teams work closely together to make sure that the service we deliver is fully integrated.


Hart Brown


Resolution House

Riverview, Walnut Tree Close



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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: 09 Oct 2017