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Apprentice Finance Assistant Msg Tours Ltd

MSG Tours is a vibrant travel brand business based in Derby City. Due to the success and growth of the business MSG are now looking to recruit two accountancy apprentices to join their team and support the finance team within their day to day duties. If you feel you possess a passion for mathematics, we want to hear from you!

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Closing date: 03 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00 - £14,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Bookkeeping & Accounts duties including:

  • Posting and reconciling bank
  • Posting Accounts payable & Accounts Receivable invoices
  • Managing fixed assets
  • Preparing month end accruals and prepayments
  • Liaising with 3rd party providers for VAT, Tax, and payroll
  • Assisting with production of month end management accounts
  • Managing the finance inbox for relevant entities
  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with ad hoc finance project work
  • General admin duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Affinity for mathematics 
  • Good understanding of Microsoft software platforms Excel etc. 
  • Excellent attention to detail skills 
  • Organised 

Personal qualities

  • Reliable 
  • Self-motivated 
  • Personable 
  • Numeric 
  • Analytical 
  • Methodical 

Desired qualifications

5 GCSE's A*-C/9-4 must include mathematics & English or equivalent level 2 functional skills. 

Future prospects

  • The potential to progress onto a level 4 apprenticeship
  • The opportunity to secure a full-time role upon completion 

Things to consider

  • Free onsite car parking
  • Fantastic working environment 
  • Supportive team
  • Team outings and social days 
  • Sporty culture 

About the employer

MSG Tours Ltd is a travel brand built on a passion to deliver the unexpected. We surpass expectations in customer service and overall experience. Travel with us on your sports club, school sports tour, ski trip, or study trip.

We listen to what’s important to you and provide a consultancy on what destinations suit your group.  Our air tour packages are protected by ATOL, offering the highest levels of consumer protection.

MSG Tours Ltd is a Member of ABTA with membership number Y6465. ABTA and ABTA Members help holidaymakers to get the most from their travel and assist them when things do not go according to plan. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct.


Msg Tours Ltd


Marble Hall Nightingale Road


DE24 8BG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by EMA Training


Hannah Johnson 07456 612 547

The apprentice will be enrolled on the Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard, which includes 6 AAT exams, in addition to the Synoptic Assessment.

The knowledge units will be delivered by a qualified Trainer at the EMA training hub in Derby through weekly day release.

AAT Modules are as follows:

  • Bookkeeping Transactions (L2 Unit)
  • Bookkeeping Controls (L2 Unit)
  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax

You will also be allocated a Coach/Mentor to support you with work-based projects and compiling a portfolio of work to demonstrate your competence as part of the EPA process.

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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