Accounts Assistant Apprentice PARAGON TRAFFIC MANAGMENT LTD

Paragon provide a client-centric traffic management service with strong sector experience and have seen the team grow to over 60 members of staff, 2 depots and head offices in North Lincolnshire. They are now looking to recruit a customer service/administrative apprentice to work with the Projects Manager.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 – 08:30am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

· Responsible for ensuring that correct purchase orders are available on company CRM system and for requesting these from the projects team when applicable.

· Responsible for creating invoices for works completed and ensuring that they are added to the accounting software correctly and in a timely manner.

· Responsible for Raising Purchase orders in line with company purchasing requirements.

· Responsible for raising credit notes where applicable and ensuring these are noted on accounting software.

· Responsible for applying remittances where applicable to accounting software.

· Responsible for adding invoices to accounting software and for making payment of invoices.

· Responsible for ensuring that the company Debt Board and Daily Figures records are kept up to date and that daily reports are sent to the Senior Management Team.

· Responsible for receiving and dealing with time sheets from operational staff.

· Responsible for checking, payment and receipting of expenses received from staff members.

· Responsible for dealing with any Fines/PCN or FPN’s as per company requirements.

· Responsible for assisting with any other admin duties as requested/applicable.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Assistant Accountant:

· One to one Tutor Assessor support in the workplace working towards Assistant Accountant Level 2 (AAT Level 2 qualification is included in this Standard)
· Attending weekly classes covering Health and Safety and Equality and diversity
· Functional Skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Excellent prospects for the right candidate, with the possibility to progress onto level 3.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English and Maths (Grade C / 4 +) Desired

About the employer

Established in 2015, Paragon Traffic Management Limited have quickly become a key strategic partner to their clients throughout the United Kingdom.







DN15 6UH

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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


Julie Curtis

01482 307357

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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