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Accounts Apprentice Boston College

We are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated & hardworking individual interested in a career as an Accounts Apprentice at Boston College. You will gain experience in a broad range of activities working to provide financial support to commercial outlets within the college and ensuring that cash handling is processed accurately and timely.

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

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Closing date: 06 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 Times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Receiving and processing purchase invoices in the finance system
  • Posting authorised invoices ready for payment
  • Reconciling statements
  • Supplier and customer account checking and set up
  • Opportunity for varying tasks will be given to support completion of apprenticeship
  • To provide cover for sickness and annual leave for other posts within the finance department

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

You will attend College every Tuesday evening in Boston or Spalding.  Alternatively, if you would prefer to attend during the day this will be 10am – 1pm, Thursday in Boston only. The structure of this apprenticeship allows students to achieve the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Advanced Diploma in Accounting.  On successful completion, you will achieve a level 3 qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The skills and knowledge you will gain throughout this apprenticeship will qualify you for roles including Finance Officer, Assistant Accountant and Bookkeeper. You will also be eligible for AAT Bookkeeper (AATQB) status, giving you the option to work as a freelance bookkeeper.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Awareness of Equality, Awareness of Diversity, Good timekeeping


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

About the employer

At Boston College, we want you to get more than simply gaining a qualification (which is really important, of course!) College should also give you chance to learn about yourself, who you are and what you want to be. It's about meeting new people - our dedicated and experienced teaching team, our fantastic support staff and of course the chance to share your journey with other students. It’s about building your skills not only in your specialist area but also the wider skills that you need to get a job, get a better job or change your career.


Boston College


Skirbeck Road



PE21 6JF

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Training provider



Suzanne Davison


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Feb 2023