Apprentice Accounts Assistant Wrought Iron And Brass Bed Co Limited
Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 2 apprenticeship with Wrought Iron and Brass Bed Company Limited and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 2 qualification.
Closing date: 27 Oct 2021
Total hours per week: 35.00
Possible start date
01 Nov 2021
13 Jul 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
- Assist in install new SAGE system
- Evaluate new machinery proposals
Quarterly & Monthly
- VAT Return
- Delivery profit or loss report
Weekly & Monthly
- Weekly Sales Report
- Update product standard costs
- Monthly accounts with variance analysis
- Quarterly cash flow forecast
Daily & Weekly
- Check customer credit/debit card sales receipts
- Maintain retail customer(s) accounts receivable
- Control Purchase ledger and propose payments to Accountant
- Run payroll
Any other duties as requested by the company accountant.
Requirements and prospects
- Capable of explaining their views orally and in writing.
- Capable of working without supervision
- Objective driven
- GCSE's or equivalent Grade A-C/9-4
- AAT Level 2 entrance
There is no limit to candidates progression as company grows, whether in accounts or any other role.
Things to consider
- 28 days (including statutory and company holiday shut downs)
- Company pension scheme for employees after completing probation period (usually six months). Employee five per cent gross. Employer three per cent
About the employer
Manufacturer of iron, brass, nickel and copper bedsteads. Marketed through web site, major UK retailer and own showroom. UK deliveries by own vehicles, abroad by courier. Recipient of Queen’s Warrant.
Additional location information
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kaplan
Foundation Certificate - AAT Level 2
Foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy, and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software.
This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into accountancy.
To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units (also known as subjects), of which one includes the synoptic assessment. This tests the knowledge you have gained throughout the level, covering multiple (but not all) units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE).
The area you will cover include:
- Bookkeeping transactions
- Bookkeeping controls
- Elements of costing
- Using accounting software
- Foundation Synoptic Assessment
The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be a successful Accounts/Finance Assistant, this includes, General Business, Ethical Standards, Communication, Attention to Detail and Professionalism. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment.
The Knowledge areas of the standard will be covered through completion of the AAT qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.
Accounts or finance assistant
Level 2 (GCSE)
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