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Apprentice Administrative Accounts Assistant CDS Oil & Gas Services Ltd

CDS provide specialist project management, design, fabrication, installation and decommissioning services to a range of blue-chip clients in the oil, gas, renewables and petrochemical industries. As an Accounts Assistant you will be expected to work as part of the accounts team to provide administrative and accounts support to the business.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2022

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 – Thursday between 8am-4:30pm (30 Mins Unpaid Lunch), Friday 7:30am-1:30pm (30 Mins Unpaid Lunch).

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Dealing with internal and external correspondence
  • Word processing documents, such as letters, presentations, and reports
  • Using office equipment, such as printers, scanners, and photocopiers
  • Answering the telephone and directing calls
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Purchase Order Requestion
  • Reconciling Supplier Accounts
  • Bank Reconciliation & Payments
  • Timesheet & Payroll Preparation & Process
  • Project Costing
  • Client Invoicing
  • Client Application Preparation
  • Overhead Costing & Contract Review
  • Procurement Analysis
  • Assist Management Account Preparation
  • General Finance Admin
  • Setting up and maintaining filing systems
  • Updating information on computer databases
  • Assisting colleagues as necessary
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A good standard of English and maths
  • IT literate, with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office

Personal qualities

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Hardworking
  • Keen to learn

Desired qualifications

A minimum if C/4 and above in GCSE or equivalents in maths and English.

Future prospects

Excellent prospects for the candidate upon completion.

About the employer

CDS Energy Services (CDS) was formed by experienced offshore construction engineers and welding technicians to service the emerging requirements for the fabrication of high-pressure pipework in specialist exotic alloy materials.


CDS Oil & Gas Services Ltd


Burma Drive



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by McArthur Dean Training Ltd


Julie Curtis 01482 307365

One to one tutor support in the workplace working towards:

  • AAT Level 3
  • Weekly knowledge classes
  • Functional Skills if required 

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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