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Service Charge Accountant Apprentice GROUND SOLUTIONS UK LIMITED

Based in our office in Swadlincote, you will work closely with our accounts team to offer support in all aspects of accountancy, administrative tasks, and day to day routines. You will work towards a Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 20 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key responsibilities/ you will learn to:

  • Assist in the daily banking process
  • Process invoices and payments
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reports
  • Prepare service charge accounts for management companies 
  • Maintain accounting records using MRI Qube software
  • Set up new units and properties on the system
  • Liaise with customers and answer queries

You must have a genuine interest in accounting and be confident that you can progress in this field.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word & Excel
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and able to work as part of a small team
  • Diligent and thorough
  • Proactive and able to overcome challenges
  • Professional approach and manner
  • Reliable and trustworthy

Embrace changing priorities and be flexible in maintaining high standards in a changing environment.  They will demonstrate high levels of customer service and have good attention to detail and accuracy, with the ability to work under pressure and meet targets and deadlines.

Desired qualifications

You will be expected to have achieved 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English, IT would be desirable.

Future prospects

As well as ensuring full competency as an Assistant Accountant, this standard provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the accounting sector.

Things to consider

Working as part of a team you must be an effective communicator, a positive and friendly person, and have the ability to get on with others.

This will involve a lot of computer-based work and you will need to learn how to use our Qube internal software.

You may be required to answer phone calls, so a confident and professional phone manner is necessary.

About the employer

Ground Solutions UK Ltd is a growing family-run company consisting of friendly and approachable teams including accounts, property managers, a grounds maintenance division, and cleaners.

We are Property Managing Agents managing mainly residential blocks of apartments/houses, areas of open space and some commercial developments. The management can include cleaning, grounds work and landscaping, organising insurances etc.

Our ethos is to deliver a first-class customer service and to ensure properties are maintained to a standard we would be happy to live in ourselves.




Unit A5


DE11 0WT

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Sarah Poyser

Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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