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Accounts Apprentice Herefordshire Group Training Assoc

Excellent opportunity to contribute towards the ongoing success of a well-established training provider in support of the finance function. Working as part of a small, friendly and supportive team, you will learn the full finance function “on the job” whilst also training with us as part of your apprenticeship!

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Closing date: 25 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday- Friday. Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Raising sales invoices for all operations
  • Liaising with customers regarding invoices, credit, payment and outstanding invoices
  • Ensuring supplier invoices match goods supplied and original quotations and process on to SAGE
  • Coordination and distribution of petty cash
  • Banking deposits as required
  • Monitor finance email account and process documents and emails received
  • Deal with incoming calls to the organisation including customer and supplier queries
  • Processing of remote card payments and reconcile
  • Updating internal financial records
  • Carry out financial audits as instructed
  • Understanding the Apprenticeship funding rules, keeping knowledge current and ensure compliance
  • Assist in the monthly reconciliation of employer co-investment reports, raising invoices and posting payments onto individual learner records
  • Distributing and coordinating post in and out of the business
  • Deal with visitors to the organisation, including occasional reception work
  • Provide general administrative support to the corporate team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good IT skills specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to manage workload and priorities effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Confidence with working with people
  • Confident
  • Approachable
  • Conscientious
  • Good team-player
  • Flexible
  • Capable of independent working

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE at grade 4/C or equivalent in English and maths
  • AAT level 2 

Future prospects

For the right individual, the possibility of progressing to the next level.

Things to consider

DBS check required.

This role requires a high level of concentration and attention to detail.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Group Training Association (HWGTA) is an employer led, not for profit training provider offering bespoke apprenticeships and training to local businesses and communities. HWGTA has 50+ years of experience in delivering excellent training across the two counties, consistently rating above the national average for learner success rates, holding “Outstanding” grading from Ofsted and maintaining successful, long-term relationships with local employers


Herefordshire Group Training Assoc


Homer Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Herefordshire Group Training Association


Hayley Grismond 01432 377010

  • Level 3  Assistant Accountant

Training through HWGTA normally comprises of four days per week in company with one day release at our Training Centre at Holmer Road, doing an appropriate course of study. Functional Skills maths, English (if required).

A monthly monitoring visit in company will also take place, during which we make ourselves available for discussion about any special training that may be useful to you, and to identify and resolve problems if they arise.

At the end of your training period you will be put through to an end point assessment with an external verifier where you will showcase and evidence your knowledge, skills and behaviours.

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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