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Finance and Accounts Apprentice YES Energy Solutions

Are you seeking a career in finance and accounting? YES Energy Solutions need an enthusiastic and committed apprentice to join their finance department. This is a great opportunity to start your career and APPLY NOW!

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Closing date: 13 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 9am-5pm with one day having an early finish of 4.30pm Lunchbreak 30mins (time to be agreed with line manager)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Providing assistance in the day to day book-keeping requirements of YES; including updating transactions on SAGE and updating scheme spreadsheets.
  • Providing invoices and requesting payments from customers.
  • Reconciling invoices and seeking approval for payment.
  • Processing of the weekly payment run to contractors.
  • Generating and sending remittances.
  • Responsible for credit control and handling debt recovery.
  • Generating and sending monthly CIS statements to all contractors.
  • Supporting subcontractors regarding CIS, payments & DRC.
  • Bank, nominal and account reconciliations, monthly.
  • Processing month end Bacs and staff expenses.
  • Reconciling petty cash.
  • Providing support to the accounts and contracts team with reporting and invoice queries.
  • Liaising with councils to answer queries on invoices and credit control.
  • Answering the finance phone line to both internal and external queries.
  • Assist in general office duties including updating holiday records, sickness records and general filing.

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

AAT Level 3 Assistant Accountant, which includes:

  • You'll have AAT exams including advanced bookkeeping, Final Accounts Preparation, and more.
  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Finance.
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training.
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks.
  • End Point Assessment (online).
  • Occasional group classes with other learners.
  • Access to My AAT for learning material.
  • AAT Level 3 certificate.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there is a full time position available with a wage of £23,000. YES Energy Solutions will continue to support you with your growth and career development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-D or 9-3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-D or 9-3) Desired

About the employer

YES Energy Solutions is an award-winning Community Interest Company dedicated to reducing CO2 and alleviating fuel poverty. We're a Community Interest Company committed to helping people and organisations save energy and money. With no shareholders to satisfy, we invest our profits into the communities we support – be it to establish sustainable energy projects, boost local employment in the energy saving sector, or offer sustainable solutions to the most vulnerable in society.


YES Energy Solutions






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Training provider



Lilly Spake


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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