Apprentice Accounts Assistant B & D ENERGY LIMITED

This exciting role Including support effective and efficient recording of transactions, maintaining accounting systems and control accounts. Provide timely accurate financial information IFRS. Support the Accountant preparing monthly management accounts. Utilises relevant office accounting software packages to input and manage data accurately.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 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

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Sales reconciliation on a monthly basis, agreeing balances with customers and collection of funds (residential and commercial)
  • Keep a track record of bad debts and actions from monthly meeting
  • Processing of purchase orders and maintaining a record of quotes. Reporting on a quarterly basis on large expenditure items to Ops manager
  • Assist ops manager on retrieving quotes on purchases
  • Assist in carrying out internal audits on new developments and checking accuracy of information entered
  • Assist in reconciling supplier statements on weekly basis
  • Providing support and assistance during the year end audit
  • Liaise with customers and third-party suppliers, always providing a high level of communication
  • Liaise with Mabdeck on issues relating to billing/monthly reports and keeping revenue team informed
  • Balance sheet reconciliation and monthly end processes
  • Maintain the fixed asset register and perform quarterly depreciation computations
  • Assist in inter-company ledger reconciliations
  • Assist in maintaining the Fuel register and reconciling to supplier invoices
  • Assist Ops manager with timesheet reconciliations
  • Assist in weekly check on supplier control accounts
  • Assist in liaising with bank on issues relating to card payments and credit card controls
  • Assist HR build and maintain customer satisfaction with the services offered by the organisation in line with company policy, regulation and practice

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

Accounts or Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, (12-15 months including endpoint assessment)

Accounts/ Finance 2 Core Modules:

  • General business
  • Understanding your organisation
  • Accounting systems and processes
  • Basic accounting
  • Ethical standard
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Uses systems and processes
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Team work
  • Personal development
  • Professionalism
  • Customer focus
  • Accountant Certificate
  • ICB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • AAT level 3

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

About the employer

B&D Energy Ltd is wholly owned by Barking and Dagenham Council. It was set up by the council as part of their drive for Barking and Dagenham to be the ‘green capital of the Capital’ by delivering low carbon and working towards zero carbon energy projects throughout the borough and the wider East London area. We are initially operating as an Energy Services Company (ESCo), supplying energy that we generate but we have plans to extend our services over time to become a utility supplier selling gas and electricity to customers who are not directly linked by pipes or cables to one of our energy generation schemes or energy centres.




East, Off Yew Tree Ave, Rainham Rd S, Dagenham

RM10 7FN

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Training provider



Nicki Bevan

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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