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Accounts Apprentice HIVE Client Services

The role will involve working within the Estate Management Accounts Department looking after the Block/Properties we manage. You will be working with the Property Managers across the group in preparing accounts for Leaseholders/Freeholders.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    Wage - under 18: £4.81, 18 to 20: £6.83, 21 to 22: £9.18, 23 and over £9.50

    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, 9.00am - 5.30pm, 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000126329

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will involve working within the Estate Management Accounts Department looking after the Block/Properties we manage. You will be working with the Property Managers across the group in preparing accounts for Leaseholders/Freeholders.

  • Creating reports for property accounts
  • Assisting with bank statements
  • Looking after petty cash
  • Prepare invoice packs for sending to accountants
  • Prepare green Service Charge Accounts files for sending to accountants
  • Year End QUBE postings (Accounts software)
  • Liaise with departments as and when required
  • Carry out any other duties as instructed by your Line Manager

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

Level 2 Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard:

The apprenticeship will need you to attend classes at college one day a week for the length of a full college day, which you need to commit to. Time spent training will come under the working hours per week.

Apprentices are independently assessed at the end of their programme to achieve the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship at a Pass or Distinction grade.

  • Synoptic Test (3 hours on a College PC – 40%) Covering: IT Systems/Processes, Standards, Reporting, Analysis, Comms, Problem Solving, Quality and Accountability within a Financial Accounting Environment.
  • A portfolio and reflective discussion (60%) showing evidence of knowledge, skills and behaviours while within the workplace had met required standards.
  • Standard Level 2 AAT Exams after each individual unit.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, and subject to progress as an employee, HIVE Client Services would like to offer you a full time job. Job progression is to move within the group and experience other accounts functions as well as study for further accountancy qualifications.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential
Other Level 2 AAT (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Things to keep in mind: Right to work check will be carried out, Full induction will be provided, Career plan will be discussed, 20 days annual leave excluding bank holidays, Access to Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme, Pension, Additional holiday purchase scheme.

About the employer

We offer various Property Services and come under the Blue Bombini Group, which includes HIVE Client Services, PS&B (Sussex) Ltd, Victory Insurance Services, Lease X, GJ Surveying & Management and Carr & Priddle. HIVE Client Services (formally known as AJ Wheeler Bookkeeping Services) is based in the Portsmouth and Bognor Regis Offices. We employ 12 members of staff, which cover Credit Control, Residential Accounts and Estate Management Accounts. We are looking to take on an Accounts Apprentice to help grow the team.

Employer

HIVE Client Services

Address

338 LONDON ROAD

PORTSMOUTH

PO2 9JY

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Training

Training provider

CITY OF PORTSMOUTH COLLEGE

Contact

Heather Murray

heather.murray@copc.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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