An opportunity to earn while you learn first hand what a career in financial control would entail. You will work as a key member within a team charged with various aspects of financial control. If you are eager to make a meaningful contribution as part of your training curriculum, this opportunity may be worth exploring.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Discretionary performance-based bonus; Competitive pension scheme; Private medical insurance; Life and disability insurance

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Capturing and processing purchase invoices
  • Processing of travel and other expense claims
  • Payment processing
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned by the Finance Manager

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

Assistant accountant level 3

The succesful candidate will be studying towards an AAT or ICAEW qualification. Different levels may be considered, depending on the experience and ability of the applicant.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful candidates may be considered for full-time employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, High level of accuracy, Excellent organisational skill


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade B/5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade B/6) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Desired

About the employer

Orbis is a global, privately owned investment firm, managing in excess of US$30 billion of assets, with offices across four continents and over 400 professionals. We have been creating long-term value for our clients since 1990. Our investment philosophy is fundamental, long-term and contrarian, and we are uniquely structured to encourage bold but considered decisions, even in times of stress. As a firm, our business model requires us to deliver meaningful outperformance to our clients.




28 Dorset Square



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

The application process will involve psychometric tests and several interviews. This is likely to take at least a couple of weeks and maybe even up to a month or more, depending on how well you progress. If you are still interested in exploring this opportunity, please provide a CV with full academic and work history, a cover letter, specifically addressing why you are interested in this apprenticeship, and proof of academic record.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023