Accounts Assistant Apprentice EPOCH-MAKING TOYS LTD

As accountancy Apprentice, you will support all members of the finance team. The role will involve liaising with customers, suppliers, and colleagues, supporting all accounting functions including invoice processing, journal entries, management accounts preparation, monthly reporting & reconciliations.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The salary for this position would be in line with the National Minimum Wage by age band appropriate ( Salary range £9,884 - £18,964.4).

    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 to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learn how to use SAGE X3 accounting software
  • Learn how to prepare management accounts
  • Carry out bookkeeping activities including journal postings and ledger reconciliations
  • Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual closings
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure timely bank payments
  •  Apply technical knowledge gained from studies to on-the job experience

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

Apprentices will be required to attend college at least x1 day per week either at Uxbridge, Harrow or Hayes Campus, completing the necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship.

The apprentice will be required to complete:

  • Work towards gaining a full Level 3 AAT qualification
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours
  • Standard and End Point Assessment
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (if required)

Other training will be provided by the employer as required to enable the fulfilment of the job role.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of apprentice staying on to complete their Level 4 and thereafter the possibility of full-time role, for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Accounting (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Our offices are based in the centre of Uxbridge.

About the employer

EPOCH making toys markets and distributes the EPOCH brands in the UK and Eire. The EPOCH brand family consists of iconic toy Sylvanian Families, Aquabeads and more recently Super Mario games. We operate as an integrated company from product development, manufacturing, marketing, sales and distribution to consumers in the UK & Eire through a wide variety of retail channels.




Epoch Making Toys, Capital Court, 30 Windsor Street



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Training provider


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: 31 May 2023