Apprentice Finance Assistant

Derventio Housing Trust

Fantastic opportunity to start your career in accountancy with Derventio Housing Trust in Derby. If you are keen to learn, reliable and enthusiastic, please apply today!

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.40 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.55 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £6.95 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

06 Mar 2017

Date posted

20 Jan 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Duties will include:

  • Processing, completing and maintaining landlord payments and rents
  • Maintain information systems for recording of rent
  • General accounts related administration
  • Data entry, use of SAGE Accounts software, excel spreadsheets
  • Completing tasks as directed by Senior Finance Officer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Keen to learn and take direction from Senior Finance Officer.

Team Player

Personal qualities

Interested in working within a finance environment.

Numerical ability with great attention to detail

Qualifications required

A - C in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

For the right person there is the opportunity to move towards developing as a finance officer and undertaking further duties and responsibilities.

About the employer

Derventio Housing Trust supports people who have recent experience of homelessness. Our aim is for everyone to lead healthy and happy lives in a safe, secure place that they can call home. Homeless people are some of the most disadvantaged, marginalised and excluded people in society. We are committed to doing all we can to end the cycle of homelessness for as many individuals as possible. We are also passionate about preventing homelessness in the first place. Increasing numbers of people are at risk of becoming homeless as a result of today’s economic climate, which has placed added stresses and strains to families and lifestyles.


Derventio Housing Trust


33 Boyer Street


DE22 3TB

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Training provider

AAT level 2, day release to Babington College Derby. ERR, PD + Functional Skills if required.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College


Masood Mohammadi 01332 345 450

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Closing date: 26 Feb 2017