Apprentice Accounts Assistant Safe and Secure Properties

Safe and Secure Properties have a fantastic opportunity for a driven and hard-working person to join their growing team as an Accounts Assistant apprentice! Some responsibilities would include producing financial reports, keeping the Company up to date with new credit management procedures / techniques, and ensuring payments are collected on time.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm, alternating the occasional Saturday 9.30am - 1.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key areas of responsibility: 

  • To set and monitor credit limit
  • To ensure that appropriate telephone contact is made at the earliest possible stage on overdue debts
  • To ensure payments are collected in a timely manner within agreed credit terms
  • To manage the outstanding sales balances falling due and contact customers before the balances become overdue to confirm payments
  • To ensure disputed items are resolved swiftly in terms of invoices, statements or credit notes sent to customers
  • To ensure that payments are correctly allocated, to the appropriate account and against the correct invoices in a timely manner
  • To review the Company Credit Control procedure and to develop and assist with implementing enhancements
  • To keep the Company up to date with new credit management procedures and techniques
  • To ensure all reminder letters are checked for 100% accuracy and appropriateness before sending
  • To answer queries and enquiries from customers and employees in a timely, helpful and polite manner
  • To provide and interpret financial information when requested in an appropriate format
  • To ensure that the appropriate financial regulations and controls are in place and in use at all times
  • To produce accurate financial reports in an appropriate format to specific deadlines
  • To assist with various queries from staff, customers and suppliers
  • To keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation
  • Any other duty as requested by your line manager 

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

  • Inhouse training to be provided by the employer
  • Functional skills training if needed
  • Business Administration Level 3 qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time employment once the apprenticeship is completed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Flexibility, Confident, Eager to learn, Independent working, Time-management, Problem solver


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

About the employer

Safe & Secure Properties are providing a fresh new approach to the market within buying, selling, renting and property management all around the North East of England. We believe our combination of collective skills and experience allows us to be the most proactive agent in the industry.


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Training provider



Matthew Connell

0191 229 9725

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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