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Accounts Assistant Apprentice AAT 21 CONSTRUCTION LTD

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a LEVEL 4 apprenticeship with 21 Construction and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available


  • Assisting the Finance Manager in maintaining the business’s accounting records: Including updating the supplier’s ledger with invoices, maintaining and reconciling the business’s bank account, petty cash records, and adding and reconciling the business credit card transactions
  • Dealing with accounts queries

Purchase Ledger

  • Place purchase order with supply chain
  • Raise purchase orders to accounting system
  • Monthly Purchase Ledger Reconciliations
  • Issuing of remittance advice to Wholesalers
  • Maintaining Clean Ledgers & Filling System
  • Maintain Direct Debit Schedule. Bank & Cash
  • Complete Daily Bank Reconciliations
  • Post payments in SAGE Line 50 Sales Ledger
  • Issue customer invoices from valuations received from Commercial Managers
  • Credit Control duties, ensuring all Sales invoices are paid within the agreed payment terms

Other Duties

  • Process monthly employee expenses to Eque2/Sage
  • Assist with Quarterly VAT Returns
  • Provide cover for department during employee leave periods
  • Post Journals including Prepayments & Accruals & Assist with Management Accounts
  • Completion of Ad-hoc duties upon instruction from the Finance Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience with Sage, Eque2 & COINs is a bonus
  • Proficient level MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint


Personal qualities

  • Effective communicator
  • Able to build and maintain relationships
  • Able to work in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Highly organised individual with an all-round ability, who is willing and able to take ownership of all tasks given
  • Positive, motivated and enthusiastic with a readiness to help out in any capacity as and when needed
  • Multi-tasker with excellent attention to detail
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills, professional, diplomatic and able to build relationships easily
  • Proactive
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and has excellent time management skills
  • Confident in chasing information to deadlines

Desired qualifications

  • AAT Level 3 Qualified

Future prospects

Development will be provided after the apprenticeship, should the positions be vacant.

About the employer

We are a main contractor in construction specialising in office fits out and refurbishment within the M25. Projects vary from £100,000 to £15million




2nd floor


Clerkenwell Road



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Training provider

Kaplan Financial

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kaplan

Professional Diploma - AAT Level 4

Professional is the final level, teaching you more complex accounting theory, and lets you choose two specialist subjects. You’ll learn about budgeting, management accounting, preparing financial statements, accounting systems, and tax. 

This level builds on the knowledge you gained in the Advanced Diploma (Level 3). After qualifying you can work in accounting roles or progress onto studying chartered accountancy.

The course is made up of three mandatory units (also known as subjects), one synoptic unit, and five optional units. You must pass all the mandatory assessments, synoptic assessment, and two optional unit assessments to achieve the qualification.

The areas you will cover include:

  • Financial Statements of Limited Companies
  • Management Accounting: Budgeting 
  • Management Accounting: Decision and Control
  • Professional synoptic assessment (Accounting Systems and Controls)

Optional Units:

  • Business Tax
  • Personal Tax
  • External Auditing
  • Cash and Treasury Management
  • Credit Management

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be successful in this job role, this includes, Business Awareness, Ethics, Communication, Leadership, Planning and Prioritisation and Problem Solving. 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 typically be covered through completion of the qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.

Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jan 2022