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Accounts Assistant Apprentice St Mary's Services Ltd

We are looking for a driven and determined accounts apprentice to join the team and help with the accounts processes whilst studying at our college.

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Closing date: 28 May 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

    4 days will be spent working and 1 day per week will be dedicated to learning and continuing your studies towards an AAT qualification. Hours per week to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

This role is varied, challenging and it is vital that you have an interest in finance, accounting and business. Joining the small team, the role gives the opportunity to gain experience in the accounting sector, with the possibility to progress in the future.

The role will involve but is not limited to:

  • Management accounts
  • Processing invoices and credit notes
  • Cash flow and profit forecasts
  • Filing/Archiving
  • Maintaining spreadsheets
  • Dealing with incoming post
  • Processing monthly expenses
  • VAT returns
  • Company formation
  • Business consultancy
  • Business plans

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have excellent computer skills (particularly Excel)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven organisational abilities and consistent attention to detail
  • Be discreet with all confidential company information

Personal qualities

  • Able to follow instructions, as well as learn and work using own initiative
  • The ability to work in a team confidently and as an individual
  • Work well under pressure to meet deadlines

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 GCSEs A* - C/9 - 4 (Must have an A/7-B/6 or higher in Maths and English) or equivalents
  • Studying towards accounting qualifications (Preferable)
  • Experience is not essential, full training will be provided

Future prospects

Full time employment and progression onto further qualifications.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

St Mary's Accountants is a lively forward-thinking firm of Chartered Certified Accountants in South East London. Our central aim is to provide high quality, professional and friendly accounting services to our clients. We offer bookkeeping, accounting, taxation and payroll services in and around the South London area.


St Mary's Services Ltd



New Cross Road


SE14 5BE

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Training provider

The Training Place

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Training Place Of Excellence Limited


Brunilda Aliaj 07496 141960

Level 2 Accounts or finance assistant

If you do not have any AAT qualifications, you will begin with AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting, designed to provide students with a practical understanding to accounts and finance. This qualification is ideal for anyone who wants to start a professional career in accounting. If you already have an AAT Level 2 or Level 3 qualification, we will give you the option to progress and study the next level up. 

You can earn up to 15% more than unqualified staff. This is the ideal route if you're looking to go straight into the industry or progress into ACCA or ICAEW.

This qualification is tutor led with scheduled exams and we have daytime and evening sessions and distance learning for remote learning.

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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