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Apprentice Accounts Assistant Airedale Chemical Company Ltd

To work as part of the finance team assisting with day to day financial duties. The candidate will be supported and trained in aspects of accountancy, while studying for an AAT qualification.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    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 8.30 am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working and supporting the department with:

  • Accounts preparation work
  • VAT preparation and submission
  • All aspects of the Purchase ledger
  • All aspects of the Sales ledger
  • All aspects maintaining the cashbooks and banking
  • Using various software packages
  • Working as part of a team to ensure the smooth running of the office
  • Administration and office support, to include answering the telephone and greeting clients

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

This is an Advanced Apprenticeship in Accounting and will include a combination of on and off the job training in the workplace. You will have monthly mentoring and guidance at work from a Craven College Learning & Development Advisor alongside college attendance one day a week during term time at the College in Skipton. At the end of the apprenticeship you will be entered to undertake an End Point Assessment, conducted by an external assessor, to complete your Apprenticeship.

There is an option to sit Level 3 AAT exams as part of the Apprenticeship

More information on course content and assessment methods will be discussed at interview.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the apprenticeship, the apprentice will have permanent employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Number skills, Team working, Ability to work to deadlines, A willingness to learn, Eye for finance, Methodical, Motivated


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 7 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 7 or above) Desired

About the employer

Manufacture and distribution of Chemicals. Please take a look at their website for further details.


Airedale Chemical Company Ltd


Airedale Mills

Skipton Road


BD20 7BX

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Training provider



Sarah Haworth

01756 693681

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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