NRS - Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship - Bristol Energus on behalf of NRS

Do you want to build YOUR career in a growing industry with hundreds of opportunities in the UK and across the world? Do you want to work for a company who will support challenge and give you the experience you need to gain recognised qualifications? Do you want to help to ensure the UK’s nuclear legacy is dealt with in a safe and sustainable way?

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,433.00

  • Working week

    37 hour working week – over 4 or 5 days depending on your site location.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000216729

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Opportunity

You will be following the government approved Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship.  You will be working within the NRS finance team studying for the Association of Accountancy Technician qualifications on a day release basis. You will be given the opportunity to work across our broad range of ongoing finance projects including our corporate accounting system, processing of purchase invoices, staff expense claims and assisting with the preparation of budgets and accounts.

With 12 sites and over 3000 staff, working across a huge range of projects with individual budgets, this is a great opportunity for someone wanting to take their first steps into the world of corporate accounting.   

The training you will be getting

What will it look like? 

This apprenticeship will be approximately 15 months and can be offered face to face or online via First Institution, depending on your location. More information can be found here: 

Level 3 Assistant Accountant - First Intuition Apprenticeships 

You will be based at your allocated NRS site, supported throughout by the course provider and the NRS finance team to ensure you have sufficient evidence and knowledge to complete your apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Future career paths for the right candidate include Accounting technician, accounts clerk, assistant cashier, finance assistant, bookkeeper


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths (Grade 9 - 3) Essential

Things to consider

There is a requirement to live within a commutable distance to the sites where the role is based. Due to the remote location of the sites, public transport availability is limited.

About the employer

About Energus and the NDA Energus is a training and conference facility based in West Cumbria. We facilitate award winning Graduate and Apprenticeship Programmes nationally on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) and the wider nuclear industry. Energus have over 10 years’ experience managing Graduate and Apprenticeship Programmes across the UK. We address skills shortages across the nuclear industry and ensure a continuous pipeline of talent into the industry. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is a non-departmental public body created through the Energy Act 2004.  We’re charged with the mission to clean up the UK’s earliest nuclear sites safely, securely and cost-effectively. Doing this with care for our people, communities and the environment is at the heart of our work. We’re committed to overcoming the challenges of nuclear clean-up and decommissioning, leaving our 17 sites safe and ready for their next use. We deliver our mission through our site license companies and subsidiaries. NDA’s role is to support our sites, businesses and employee’s, optimising delivery by providing group leadership, focus and governance.

Employer

Energus on behalf of NRS

Address

Magnox Hub Bristol

Bradley Stoke

BS32 4QQ

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Training

Training provider

FIRST INTUITION BRISTOL LIMITED

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 for this role, please complete the application form on the Energus website. *NRS apprenticeship vacancies are advertised by site and discipline, to ensure you are considered for the role, which is of most interest to you, please only submit one application. You are able to express interest in other vacancies on your application form* Applications close on Thursday 29th February 2024. Interviews and assessment centre days will take place throughout March 2024

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024