Finance/Business Apprentice K. G. D. ENTERPRISES LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to work for a rapidly growing engineering company based in Hereford. Privately owned and with over 40 years’ experience supplying customers throughout the World. You will be working in a busy and diverse office environment gaining knowledge of all aspects in business. Liaising with suppliers / helping to progress purchase orders.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 08:00am – 16:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working across all internal departments – Accounts-Quality-Engineering-Factory-Stores, ensuring accurate sharing of information.
  • Liaising with suppliers / helping to progress purchase orders
  • Ensuring Quality standards are achieved and documented
  • Keeping project information accurate and up to date such as progress/status reports, supplier deliveries and customer invoices.
  • Working as part of project teams

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

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Hereford (HR4 9SX).

You will receive training one day per week which is a combination of face-to-face and remote, as per your assigned training plan.

Additional training for functional skills in English and maths will be undertaken if needed.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and well-being, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Accounts/Finance Assistant Level 2 qualification.

Apprentices will be required to take one of the professional qualifications listed below, as chosen by the employer to be most relevant to the job role: 

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.
ACCA Certificate in financial and management accounting (level 2).
IAB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping.
ICB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in spring of each year.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent full-time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Willingness to learn, Flexible, Positive attitude, Keen to learn new things


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

KGD aims to develop all employees on an ongoing basis, and with this comes the opportunity to enhance both your knowledge and with annual pay increases, your earnings for years to come. The vacancy could close sooner if a suitable candidate is found.

About the employer

A privately owned and well-established engineering company based in Hereford, with over 40 years’ of experience supplying industry with high-quality products.




Netherwood Road

Rotherwas Industrial Estate



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Training provider



Hayley Grismond

01432 377010

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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