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Accounts Apprentice CAN Geotechnical Ltd

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a busy office involved in many aspects of the construction industry. This role demands a person with drive and enthusiasm, prepared to work independently and capable of multi-tasking, whilst maintaining attention to detail.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Holidays are 28 days for the first year (that number includes bank holidays), 30 days for year 2 and then 33 days from year 3 onwards.

  • Working week

    Mon-Friday 9am-5pm with 30mins for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The primary focus of this role is to undertake training in key transactional disciplines of accounting & finance departments (purchase ledger, payroll, customer billing).

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Processing of purchase invoices
  • Liaison with suppliers around invoice/payment queries
  • Filing invoices and delivery notes
  • Assist with month-end processing
  • Calculate and submit VAT returns
  • Assist with waste management record keeping
  • Other accounting tasks as required

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.

You will be expected to work towards the Level 2 Account or Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

  • Level 2 AAT

As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your Apprenticeship.

Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship potential for full-time employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

This role includes accounts/finance assistant level 2 standard apprenticeship. Classroom work will start in Feb/March 2023.

About the employer

CAN is an energetic, specialist civil engineering contractor, working throughout the UK and abroad. We have a post available for an Accounts Apprentice, based at our head office on the northern edge of Chesterfield. We pride ourselves on the quality of our people and the projects we deliver. We are committed to staff development and career opportunities and as such this role is suitable for a committed individual who is seeking a long-term future with us.


CAN Geotechnical Ltd


Smeckley Wood Close Chesterfield Trading Estate


S41 9PZ

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Training provider



Hannah Donald

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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