Finance Administration Apprentice Diocese of Northampton

An excellent opportunity to work for a fantastic company to begin your career within accounting. This role would ideally suit someone who is interested in accounting and finance or is currently studying for a finance qualification. You will be answering the telephone, taking messages, or redirecting the call as necessary.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm. (includes one hour unpaid lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Sorting of invoices for approval and following through on approval process to authorisation stage
  • Checking costs against original project request form and quotes
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Answering the telephone, taking messages, or redirecting the call as necessary
  • Assisting with filing, data entry and general office tasks

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

  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.
  • Training will be delivered 1 day a week at Northampton College, Lower Mounts, NN1 3DE.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential for a full-time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Non judgemental, Understanding of Catholicism, Good time management


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

About the employer

Our diocese consists of priests, deacons, religious sisters and brothers and lay people of all ages. We are called together to participate in our mission of sharing the Gospel of Jesus and building the Kingdom of God. We fulfil our mission in many different areas of life. Not just in parishes, but also in schools, hospitals, prisons and religious communities; working with people with disabilities, and with the young and the old; promoting the value of family and of marriage; caring for the poor, the homeless and those who live at the margins of society; handing on our Catholic Faith to each generation and reaching out to our society so much in need of the Truth and Love of Christ.


Diocese of Northampton






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Training provider



Isobel McColgan


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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