An exciting opportunity for a future Accountant to work for a company which highly values its customers and employees, with lots of opportunities, growth and development across the business and its subsidiaries. You will be joining a growing and ambitious business at the heart of engine remanufacturing.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Benefits include a quarterly bonus scheme, pension plan, Specsavers vouchers, training & development, 24 days annual leave plus 8 bank holiday days, on-site parking.

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm, Friday, 8.00am - 1.30pm. Structure may vary slightly dependent on course times.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Reporting to the Site Accountant, the Finance Apprentice will have numerous responsibilities, including:

  • Purchase invoice processing
  • Dealing with non-complex purchase and sales invoice queries
  • Reconciling customer statements
  • Posting customer receipts from the bank
  • Maintaining and preparing accounting spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel
  • A range of general finance admin tasks where required
  • Assisting the wider finance team where required
  • Growing complexity of tasks and responsibilities appropriate to your level of training and development

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Accounts or Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • Support and training will be provided on our bespoke, in-house systems as well as Microsoft Excel
  • Training will take place once per week at Grantham College, Stonebridge Road, Grantham, NG31 9AP

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • From Finance Apprentice to Chartered Accountant, ADS will support the right person after having completed their AAT’s on the path towards completing ACCA or CIMA should they wish to progress to this level

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Keen interest in finance, Proactive


GCSE or equivalent another subject (Grade 5 - 9 / A* - C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent another subject (Grade 5 - 9 / A* - C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent another subject (Grade 5 - 9 / A* - C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 - 9 / A* - C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 5 - 9 / A* - C) Essential

Things to consider

Please check you are aware of the location of this role. Please check you will be able to travel to work. Ability to drive and with independent transport is desirable.

About the employer

We are Europe’s leading partner for the manufacture of outsourced engines and are growing rapidly within the electric vehicle battery solutions sector.




Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions Limited Main Road



NG32 2LY

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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


Richard Taylor

01476 581351

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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