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Accounts or Finance Apprenticeship (includes AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate) - Nottingham XMA

Swarm training is working with XMA, a solutions' provider that helps private and public sector companies evolve their everyday with sales of nearly £400m. The successful candidate will gain a fully rounded insight into the Finance sector as well as working towards a Level 2 Finance qualification including an AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 8:30am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This role will provide the opportunity to learn and experience all aspects of Finance including these duties:

  • Ad hoc support to all finance functions
  • Ad hoc balance sheet reconciliations
  • Bank statement reconciliations and cashbook postings, identifying any discrepancies.
  • Contacting customers to obtain missing information and update the system.
  • Daily reporting to Banking Institutions
  • Daily sort of mail
  • Daily stock reconciliations
  • Daily uploading invoices on customer portal
  • Month end Direct Debit customer payment input.
  • Posting and allocation of cash receipts
  • Raising of manual invoices and credit notes

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

This position comes along with a Level 2 Finance or Accounts apprenticeship which involves an AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting Level 2 plus Functional Skills (if required). The duration of the apprenticeship will last around 12 months. 

The training will be provided by ourselves, Swarm Training a national provider. The apprenticeship learning will consist of 20% of your working hours will be spent paid self studying with the support from your tutor who will give you monthly online sessions. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there is the potential for development into a full-time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Enthusiasm to learn, Hardworking, Ability to prioritise, Diligent and honest


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Math’s and English (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

There is no set closing date at present.

About the employer

XMA is a IT solutions provider that proactively helps private and public sector companies evolve their everyday with sales of nearly £400m. XMA is a family run business that has quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the top ten largest value-added resellers in the UK. They have regional offices across the country. At XMA they believe everyone is extraordinary, they embrace our differences and try to offer an inclusive environment.







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Training provider



Sophie Duffy

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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