Accounts or Finance Assistant Apprenticeship SURESPAN LTD

Amazing opportunity for an Accounts Assistant Apprentice to join a rapidly expanding manufacturing company. Surespan Ltd is a specialist engineering company based in Walsall. We are global leaders in the design and manufacture of access solutions. The role of the accounts assistant is to ensure accurate records are kept and maintained daily, posting invoices, filing, taking telephone messages and any other duties as needed.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 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 – Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 Friday 09:00 – 15:30

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The role of the account's assistant is to ensure accurate records are kept and maintained daily, posting invoices, filing, taking telephone messages and any other duties as needed.

Your duties will include: 

  • Posting Sales Invoices
  • Posting Purchase Ledger Invoices 
  • Posting Customer Receipts.
  • General administrative duties 
  • Answering phone calls 
  • Filing 
  • Any other duties needed in line with the role 

The training you will be getting

  • Accounts or Finance Assistant level 2 apprenticeship standard
  • Weekly half-day virtual learning
  • Weekly off the job training
  • Functional skills if required

Apprentices will be required to take one of the professional qualifications listed below, as chosen by the employer to be most relevant to the job role:

AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
ACCA Certificate in financial and management accounting (level 2)
IAB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping
ICB Level 2 certificate in bookkeeping

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is a potential full time position offered to the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Surespan are one of the leading UK manufacturers of roof access hatches and floor access covers offering a range of roof hatches, floor doors, ladders, smoke vents and glass roof lights. Products are available in standard and bespoke options.




Leamore Industrial Estate, Leamore Close



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


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Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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