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Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprentice ATRIUM ACCOUNTS LTD

The role will allow the right candidate to understand many interesting sectors, many of which are unique to North Yorkshire.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm with half an hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001787315

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Prepare source documents for computer entry by compiling, sorting and organising documents, resolving questionable data, setting daily priorities
  • Maintains accounts systems for multiple companies by inputting sales and purchase ledgers
  • Prevents erroneous entries by inputting voids and cancellations
  • Updates records by entering adjustments
  • Complete bank reconciliation and prepare VAT
  • Prepare management account information
  • Prepare Payroll
  • General office duties, including but not limited to: answering phone calls, emails, dealing with visitors etc
  • Protects organisation's value by keeping information confidential
  • Accomplishes accounting and organisation mission by completing related results as needed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Office Word and Excel Proficient
  • Sage 50 working knowledge (desirable)
  • Data entry skills
  • PC Proficiency
  • Confidentiality
  • Organisation
  • Typing
  • Thoroughness
  • Decision making
  • Independence
  • Analysing information
  • Organisation skills with high attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Desire to show initiative whilst keeping the deadlines
  • Understanding of the importance of the role within the team
  • Focus to follow instructions and processes diligently
  • Superb attention to detail with a commitment to the highest quality of output

Desired qualifications

  • Strong academic ability with a minimum of 3 GCSE’s including maths and English at Grade C/4 or equivalent. Previous knowledge of accounting or a Level 1 Bookkeeping qualification would be advantageous but not essential
  • 3 A levels or equivalent preferred

Future prospects

After completion of the apprenticeship a discussion will be held regarding future development.

Things to consider

Initially you will be contacted by York College to confirm your commitment and suitability for the role. If we are unable to contact you, you will not be considered for the position.

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For more information on the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices please visit https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Atrium accounts are based in York, we offer the full range of accunting, tax and business services to small and medium sized businesses across the UK.

Our clients range from small sole traders who need help with their year-end accounts, tax compliance and business strategy, to larger companies that have outsourced their entire finance function to Atrium, who provide full time support.

Employer

ATRIUM ACCOUNTS LTD

Address

York Eco Centre

Amy Johnson Way

York

YO30 4AG

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Training

Training provider

YORK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by York College

Contact

Business Development Unit 01904 770368 businessdevelopment@yorkcollege.ac.uk

Qualifications.

Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship.

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) which covers a range of key areas including:

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Elements of costing
  • Working effectively in Finance
  • Computerised Accounts

Method of Delivery:

Delivery will be in partnership with employers and will adopt a blended learning approach, combining online learning and face-to-face lessons. Online lessons can be accessed at any time using a mobile, tablet or desktop. Apprentices receive training and mentoring in the workplace and knowledge, skills and behaviour development at York College through a combination of classroom based lessons, group exercises and discussions.

Apprentices attend College once every two weeks and will study online materials during allotted time at work.

End Point Assessment.

The End Point Assessment consists of:

  • Structured Interview (supported by a portfolio of evidence)
  • In-Tray test which replicates the typical work an Accounts/Finance Assistant will have to manage in a workplace

Method of delivery

Delivery will be in partnership with employers and will adopt a blended learning approach combining online learning and face-to-face lessons. Online lessons can be accessed at any time using a mobile, tablet or desktop.

Apprentices receive training and mentoring in the workplace and knowledge, skills and behaviour development at York College through a combination of classroom-based lessons, group exercises and discussions. Apprentices attend College once every two weeks and will study online materials during allotted time at work.

How will I be assessed?

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) consists of:

Structured Interview (supported by a portfolio of evidence.)

In-Tray test (which replicates the typical work on Accounts/Finance Assistant will have to manage in a workplace.)

Qualifications received

Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2.
AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2 which covers a range of key areas including:

• Bookkeeping transactions
• Bookkeeping controls
• Elements of costing
• Working effectively in finance
• Computerised accounts

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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