Accounts and Finance Apprentice FUSION PEOPLE LIMITED

FANTASTIC POSITION! The role is providing a broad spectrum of experience across the whole accounting function including Payroll, Credit Control, Purchase Ledger, and all the way through to producing Management Accounts. To start your career in accounts, APPLY NOW!

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Closing date: 29 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £300 per week £15,600 per annum (approximately) based on £8/hr on a 37.5 hour week.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm 1-hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We’re looking for a motivated individual who is looking to make a move into a Finance team. This is a 3-year fixed-term contract where you will study the Level 3 apprenticeship with AAT study support, and you’ll have the option to complete the AAT L4 Professional Accounting Technician apprenticeship shortly after, all within the 3-year commitment!

Year 1 - Contract Payroll:

  • Compliance and UK regulations for PAYE contractors
  • Processing timesheets and expenses
  • Internal reporting P45’s, new starter checklists, and other tax details
  • Dealing with general payroll queries
  • Liaising with umbrella companies

Year 2 - Credit Control:

  • Checking and issuing invoices to clients
  • Client and internal reporting & statements
  • Chasing client debt
  • Liaising with clients and internal staff to resolve queries
  • Cash allocation

Year 3 - Management Accounts & Purchase Ledger:

  • Processing purchase ledger invoices
  • Journal Processing
  • Internal & External Reporting
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Cost Analysis
  • Assisting in the production of Management Accounts

The training you will be getting

AAT Level 3 Assistant Accountant, which includes:

  • You'll have four Level 3 AAT exams including advanced bookkeeping, Final Accounts Preparation, and more
  • Modules covering Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours in Finance
  • You'll have a personal tutor to guide you through your training
  • You will attend 1:1 sessions with your tutor every 2/3 weeks
  • End Point Assessment (online)
  • Occasional group classes with other learners
  • Access to MyAAT for learning material
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting
  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Bookkeeping (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Based on a 3-year commitment to the company, which will definitely include the AAT L3 apprenticeship, and hopefully the L4 AAT apprenticeship too (immediate progression)

Whilst we cannot guarantee a full-time position at the end of the 3-year commitment, we may have a job opening which they could apply for at the end of their apprenticeship. 

Depending on any role on offer would dictate future training options and professional development path. For example, if a role was available within our Management Accounts team, CIMA or ACCA study support may be available. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Enthusiastic, Reliable, Punctual


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

Things to consider

Due to location driving would be advantageous as restricted public transport links.

About the employer

Employment business, supply temporary workers into Rail and Construction sectors and permanent placements.




Fusion People Ltd 2nd Floor

3700 Parkway


PO15 7AW

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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


Amy Gould

0238000 4210

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

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