Apprentice Accounts Assistant RH Fibreboard Containers LTD

The role of an Apprentice Accounts assistant will involve some of the following duties: Raising and sending sales invoices, Posting creditors' invoices and raising any queries, reconciling company accounts, posting cash both to Debtors and Creditors Ledger, chasing any late payments, and much more!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 11 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,433.28 to £20,589.92

    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 to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm including college day

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

An Accounts Apprentice will be required to take care of administrative tasks within the department. They will also be responsible for maintaining accurate and detailed customer records and creating new customer accounts, building a good rapport with clients and providing the accounting team with relevant information.

The apprentice will be completing daily and monthly bank reconciliations, payment runs to creditors, preparing and entering journals into the system, and supporting the preparation of management accounts and month-end duties, as well as posting both sales and creditors' invoicing.

As you become more qualified and comfortable within your new role, your takes will increase and you will become familiar with the following:

  • Opening new accounts/chasing trade references, daily invoicing, and monthly statements
  • Allocating payments
  • Answering customer queries by phone & email
  • Providing PODs, copy invoices, etc.
  • Chasing money and credit control
  • Managing purchase invoicings

The training you will be getting

You will attend Exeter College's Future Skills Centre for 1 day a week during term time. You will also be provided with practical training whilst at work.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There may be the opportunity to progress onto the Level 4 accountancy Apprenticeship and natural progression through the company for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working


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

About the employer

RH Fibreboard Container Ltd are manufacturers and converters of corrugated board.Cardboard manufacturing. Our flexibility to supply all businesses, but predominantly SME’s and our customer focused, short lead time offerings place us within this sector. There are only a handful of companies in the UK that are SMEs with corrugators, this does make us unique.


RH Fibreboard Containers LTD


Chelston Business Park



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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

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Dec 2023