A fantastic opportunity has become available for an individual with a strong desire to start their career in Finance. This is an exciting time to join Bluefin as the business goes from strength to strength and is a great chance for you to earn while you learn and gain valuable work experience

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    We operate a flexible work pattern but a typical week would be Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm. Work pattern will be agreed with the successful applicant.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will get experience working across a multitude of finance tasks which will include:

  • Raising and processing purchase invoices on the company’s accounting system.
  • Reviewing and processing credit card expenses.
  • Reviewing and processing staff expenses.
  • Processing of customer refunds including detailed record keeping and uploading to company’s accounting system.
  • Assisting in the preparation of production of weekly/monthly financial reports including assisting the Finance Manager with preparation of the monthly management accounts.
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial information required for tax and audit reporting.
  • Undertaking other finance administrative tasks and general support to the Finance Manager as required.

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

  • The Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting
  • Bluefin Trading Limited, Keelham Farm, Hebden Bridge HX7 8TG
  • One day per week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Continue to progress your career and qualifications in the Finance field.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

About the employer

Bluefin is a young, vibrant e-commerce business based in Hebden Bridge, specialising in outdoor paddle sports and wellness products. Since 2013, we’ve grown rapidly, becoming one of the largest distributors in our field on Amazon, expanding into retail destinations, as well as operating across six global territories. We’re a brand on a mission to bring the benefits of healthier living to everyone, empowering people to take charge of their lifestyle and wellbeing. We’re big advocates for achieving better mental health through keeping active, improving SUP safety on the water, and committed to reducing our environmental impact as a forward-thinking business.









Jane Whitehead

07539 387 254

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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