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Finance Assistant Apprenticeship BANNATYNE FITNESS (2) LIMITED

The Finance Assistant Apprentice will provide support to internal and external customers. There is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications. This is a great opportunity for the right person to start their career in finance.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Including 1 day study at Darlington College

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • Post bank transactions
  • Raise sales invoices and allocate payments
  • Redeem third party vouchers
  • Assist with the purchasing process, checking PO status, invoice processing and petty cash process
  • Assist with daily tasks that will support our accounts team

Personal qualities

  • Strong work ethic and can do attitude
  • A passion for accounts and problem solving
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to ensure the delivery of agreed workload
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work with different people

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Accounts or Finance Assistant Level 2

Apprentices will be required to take one of the professional qualifications listed below, as chosen by the employer to be most relevant to the job role:

  • AAT Foundation certificate in accounting (Level 2)
  • ACCA Certificate in financial and management accounting (level 2)
  • IAB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping
  • ICB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping

Location: Darlington

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm inclusive of 1 day study at Darlington College

40 hours per week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right person, progression will be discussed. The opportunity to progress to study the professional qualification through an apprenticeship in AAT Level 3 would be considered.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Initiative, Good Interpersonal Skills, Good Excel Skills


GCSE or equivalent 4 GCSE grades including Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change, therefore apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Working for the Bannatyne Group is more than just a job. Here at Bannatyne we are dedicated to well-being and are always seeking energetic, personable people to join our teams. With Company benefits including full use of the health club facilities and discounts to products and services, including our luxury spa treatments. We offer many high street store discounts and are committed to people development, whichever level of experience you enter the organisation at, ensuring every employee has the opportunity to be the best they can be. Club environments are both exciting and enjoyable. Rewards and Benefits: Subsidised meals whilst on shift (50% discount) 30% staff discount on spa treatments 20% on products, meals and overnight hotel stays at any of the Bannatyne Hotels Cycle to work scheme High street and entertainment saving vouchers Free use of gym facilities Employee Assistance Programme (Free 24-hour personal support service) Career development opportunities through the company succession planning programme are available, with some courses even having external professional body accreditation.




Power House

Haughton Road



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Training provider



Helen Donohue

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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