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Are you ambitious? Hard-working? Keen to help other businesses thrive? We are looking for an apprentice to join our team. We will support you in pursuing your career which will include completing a recognised accountancy qualification, learning from experienced professionals, and getting to grips with bookkeeping, VAT, and administration.

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Closing date: 08 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay will commence on NMW for apprentices and will increase during the year depending on performance & AAT assessment success. WPA Healthcare scheme 33 days holiday pro rata including bank holidays

    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 – Friday 9-5 although we do have a flexible working policy. It is an office-based role.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Use of accounting software including Xero and Quickbooks
  • Using other software as required such as receipt scanning software and practice management software to update tasks.
  • Checking that sales and purchase invoices are coded and allocated correctly.
  • Reconciling bank statements, credit card statements and cash summaries
  • Preparing VAT returns for review
  • Filing and other admin duties as required
  • Answering the telephone and dealing with queries if possible or taking accurate messages
  • Scanning information and client receipts/invoices as required
  • Confidently respond to emails to support our clients.

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

As part of the  Level 2 apprenticeship standard, you will learn the knowledge, skills and behaviours which will support you for your end-point assessment. You will take part in a combination of activities, such as face-to-face classroom-based sessions, remote learning sessions, work shadowing and online learning, to support your learning and development and compile a portfolio of evidence.

At the end of the on-programme learning, you will be required to undertake an End-Point Assessment (EPA) to demonstrate you have met the occupational standard.

The successful candidate will be required to attend North Lindsey College on day release for classroom delivery. You will be fully supported by a mentor in the workplace and a dedicated assessor.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Continued employment, with excellent developmental and progression opportunities within the organisation.

Progression to other accounting tasks including, producing a trial balance, Sole Trader accounts, Self Assessment tax returns and payroll.

Progression to AAT level 3 and 4 or ATT tax qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Math (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

The employer location is Barton on Humber with limited transport links so you must have reliable transport or live local to the area. Must be able to travel to North Lindsey College one day per week. Confidentiality is essential. Small team, very friendly. Relaxed but professional approach.

About the employer

We are a small team, very friendly, with a relaxed but professional approach. Based in Barton-upon-Humber. Using the latest cloud accounting software combined with many years of experience, we support businesses. We make sure that businesses are compliant and have access to up-to-date information to enable them to make the right decisions.




Water's Edge Business Centre,

Maltkiln Road,


DN18 5JR

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Training provider



Sharron Eskesen

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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