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AAT Apprentice Accounts Assistant Laser Mechanical and Electrical Ltd

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 2 apprenticeship with Laser Mechanical and Electrical Ltd and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 2 qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68 to £19,266.00

    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 - Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Due to continual growth, we are looking for an Apprentice to join the Accounts Team in our Maidstone office.
Purpose of the post:
Assist with a wide variety of accounts tasks in order to develop your skills in accordance with your ability and the workload of our team.

Main duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake a wide range of processing.
  • Reconciliation.
  • Administration tasks that are commensurate with your skills and develop your experience.

All tasks should be carried out to a high standard and strict deadlines using spreadsheets, accounting or administrative systems in accordance with company procedures.

The range of work could include tasks/activities in connection with:

  • Management of customer/supplier accounting records.
  • Processing and reconciling invoices to relevant documentation and records.
  • Processing of payments received.
  • Reconciliation of various bank statements including chasing up supporting documentation, identifying and correcting errors.

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

Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2 This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in accounting and finance. Their work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry. Learners will complete the mandatory AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. The Certificate in Accounting comprises of four exams and an End Point Assessment. You must successfully complete the following: Introduction to Bookkeeping (ITBK) Principles of Bookkeeping Control (POBC) Principles of Costing (PCTN) Business Environment (BESY) EPA - In Tray exercise Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We are a growing company who offer opportunities to develop your career to meet your skills and those required of the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 9/A*-4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: 20 days plus bank holidays Nest pension scheme on site parking and on a bus route

About the employer

Laser Mechanical & Electrical are a privately owned Maidstone based Building Services Company providing Mechanical and Electrical installations throughout London and the South East.


Laser Mechanical and Electrical Ltd


7 James Whatman Court, Turkey Mill Business Park, Ashford Road


ME14 5SS

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Aug 2022