AAT Finance Apprentice Cranswick Country Foods PLC

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 3 with Cranswick Country Foods PLC and Kaplan. You will be dealing with financial reports, statements and processes whilst working towards the AAT level 3 qualification.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:
Assist in the preparation of financial reports, statements, and analysis.
Learn to navigate financial systems and tools effectively.
Support to streamline financial processes and enhance controls.
Structured rotations around the Finance Department, giving the successful candidate exposure to the entire Finance process.
Participate in various Finance projects and tasks as required whilst in your departmental rotations.
Collaborate with team members to support financial planning and decision-making.
18 month apprenticeship which will see the completion of AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.

The training you will be getting

Advanced Diploma - AAT Level 3 Advanced builds on the knowledge gained in the Foundation level. If you work in accounts or have studied accountancy before, you may be able to start at this level. You’ll learn complex accounting techniques, and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants. This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You’ll develop the technical skills to start, or progress, your career in accountancy and this will allow you to continue with your studies onto Level 4. To pass this level you’ll need to study five units (also known as subjects), which are all mandatory. Four of the units are examined individually and there is also a synoptic assessment that you’ll take towards the end of the level, which incorporates the final two units as well as drawing on all of the other units. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of the 18 month program we would like to put the candidate through their remaining exams - the aim is that they would be a chartered accountant within 5 years..

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Basic Maths (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Standard English (Grade 9/A* - 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade A-C) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: 20 days plus bank holidays. Access to the Cranswick Package which includes Cycle to Work Scheme, Free Parking, Discounted products, ‘Feed your Wellbeing’ platform, ‘Hapi’ discounts app and buying extra holiday entitlement. Transport Information: Parking available at the company. Working Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm

About the employer

Cranswick is one of the UK’s most sustainable food producers. We produce and supply premium food to high-profile UK grocery retailers, the food service sector, and other UK and global customers.


Cranswick Country Foods PLC


Staithes Road

Preston, Hull

East Yorkshire

HU12 8TB

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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

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: today