Apprentice Accounts Assistant Percy Doughty

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our company for an apprentice account assistant. This is a great way to start your career in the finance industry. Working with the busy accounts team you will work with varied finance duties. The role includes ensuring payments, amounts and records are correct, working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and recording and filing cash and credit card transactions.

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Closing date: 18 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon – Thurs 8.30am to 5pm, Fri 8.30am to 4pm 39 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    19 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties and responsibilties, but not limited to:

  • Monitoring daily communications and answering any queries from customers and suppliers
  • Ensuring payments, amounts and records are correct
  • Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers
  • Recording and filing cash and credit card transactions
  • Controlling credit and chasing debt
  • Invoice and credit note processing and filing
  • Liaising with third party providers, clients and suppliers
  • General office duties

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

  • You will work towards your Assistant Accounts/Finance Apprenticeship Level 2.  This will be assessor led and will include one day per week attending Salford City College

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • You will complete Level 2 Accountacy and will progress onto Level 3

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Percy Doughty established in 1952 has been supplying high quality fires, stoves, fireplaces, solid fuel spares, flue systems and associated products to the heating industry for over six decades as a true one stop shop. We are renowned for our high quality, superior craftsmanship and innovative products, priding ourselves on maintaining traditional values with a family run business.


Percy Doughty






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Training provider



Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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