Accounts Assistant Apprentice Mainline Equipment Limited

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Assistant Apprentice to join the highly experienced team at Mainline Tool & Plant Hire (Mainline (1982) Ltd)

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday shifts between 7.30am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • New customers: document check and get missing
  • New customers: SAGE/Syrinx input, link to Syrinx/CRM
  • Create meeting reports
  • Daily cash, deposits and card transactions, BACS and cheques
  • Process credit and debit card payments
  • Credit balances investigation and action
  • Check cashflow daily, drawdown cash as required
  • Petty cash tin and till
  • Syrinx cash statements to SAGE Cash
  • Fleet RFL rechargeable
  • Reject
  • Fleet sales
  • Fleet purchases
  • New supplier SAGE 200 input, link to Syrinx
  • Supplier payments as and when required
  • Write off small, old balances
  • Nominal payments and post to SAGE
  • Ad-hoc internal/external queries and tasks
  • Telephone calls chasing payment, transfers to IT, Hire Desk, Sales

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good telephone manner
  • IT literate

Personal qualities

You must be organised and work well under pressure.

Qualifications required

English and Maths A*-C (GCSE or equivalent).

Future prospects

Potential full time employment once you have successfully completed the Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Mainline has been a success story in the construction industry as a supplier of traditional power generation since it was established in 1982. In that time an enviable reputation has been developed based on a genuine commitment to providing customers with a solution that perfectly meets their needs. We consistently 'add value' to all our customer relationships by offering outstanding technical solutions backed by exemplary levels of service and support.

Mainline Energy Solutions shares these same values. We have thoroughly researched the products available in this market to ensure that we only supply the best available panels. Our overall proposition is geared to ‘high spec’; from the products we use to the highly qualified team that ensures that each installation is delivered on time and on budget.

Unlike some companies, ‘standard’ is not part of our vocabulary. We offer personalised, bespoke systems that will meet your needs perfectly, we do not try to shoehorn in ‘packaged’ solutions.

You can trust Mainline to understand your needs. Our renewable technology will create a better future for you, reduce your bills, potentially increase the value and desirability of your property or generate better commercial returns for your business.


Mainline Equipment Limited


George Holmes Way, Hearthcote Road


DE11 9DF

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Training provider

Level 3 AAT Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Accounting > Assistant Accountant

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burton and South Derbyshire College


Rachel Couchman 01283 494512

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017