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AAT Finance Assistant Apprentice REFY Beauty 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 REFY Beauty Ltd and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

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

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068074

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working closely with the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will be supported to achieve Level 2 AAT through work-based practice and college learning with training in all aspects of the accounts function. Roles and responsibilities including but not limited to:

Invoice posting and bank reconciliation.

  • Maintaining and organising the accounts team email account, dealing with all correspondence accordingly.
  • Receivable and payable account reconciliation.
  • Credit control tasks, including contacting customers to request payment.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly reporting for the FC to present to the senior management team.
  • Bi-weekly payment runs, creating payment files for review by the FC.
  • Ad-hoc business administration tasks required by the FC or Office Manager.

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?

The successful candidate has the opportunity to progress as one of the first members of a newly formed finance team, growing their career along with the team and the company. Opportunities to continue with finance studies beyond Level 2 AAT available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A* - B/6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A* - B/6) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: Onsite free carpark. 20 days holiday. Company pension scheme with employer contribution of 3%. Great social side including product launch parties and team nights out. The salary is £13k - £14k depending on qualifications and experience.

About the employer

REFY Beauty Ltd, a fast growing, internationally recognised beauty retail business based in Manchester City Centre is looking for an apprentice Finance Assistant to join the finance team. REFY was established in 2020 by influencer Jess Hunt and entrepreneur Jenna Meek. Since launch we’ve sold over 1 million units worldwide including in huge high-end retailers such as Sephora and Selfridges.

Employer

REFY Beauty Ltd

Address

128 Fairfield Street

Manchester

M12 6EL

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Training

Training provider

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

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: 22 Aug 2022