Accounting level 2 Apprentice Ali & Co

Accounting level 2 Apprentice opportunity. You're duties will include: purchase ledger, data inputting, managing Journals, assisting with Tax returns etc.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 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 £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 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

    9:30am – 5:30pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Accounts assistants provide administrative support to accountants, undertaking purchases ledger, payroll, data input, making phone calls, handling mail and basic bookkeeping.
  • Working directly for an accountant you will help to maintain the office and keep it running smoothly.
  • You will also be involved inhelping the manager, accounts assistants also deal with customers and external agencies.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent IT skills including Excel
  • GCSE A-C grades in English, maths and IT or equivalent
  • Strong Numeracy Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to pay attention to detail
  • Professional telephone manner

Personal qualities

  • Use strong influencing skills with customers and internal support
  • Be commercially astute
  • Have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Be able to deal with difficult people and situations
  • Be driven to and able to work towards deadlines. 

Qualifications required

  • GCSE A-C grades in English, maths and IT or equivalent

Future prospects

To progress within the company.

About the employer

Since 1997 we have helped local businesses and individual clients with their accounting and taxation needs and can even assist with those moving from overseas with national insurance numbers and child benefits. Our customers are self-employed, in partnership or are a Ltd company and we help with tax returns and we provide advice on business finance. With over 15 years' experience we specialise in new business start-ups, assessments and advice and also specialise in the formation of limited company’s. We are looking to recruit an accounts apprentice to join our dynamic team with the right candidate progressing on to the level 3 apprenticeship after completion of the level 2 programme.


Ali & Co


450 Cheetham Hill Road


M8 9LE

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 AAT
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities


Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham College

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017