Accounting Apprenticeship


London, N18 1NL

Closes on Saturday 24 August

Posted on 19 March 2024


Accountant assistant role to assist with accounting tasks. Duties will include: Updating and reconciling nominal ledgers activities and transactions maintaining the sales and purchase ledgers. Setting up and updating the cash flow report along with some general admin duties.

Annual wage
£12,646.40 to £22,605.44 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm excluding day release for training.

38 hours a week

Possible start date

Saturday 14 September


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • The apprentice will get theoretical training with us working towards a Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate qualification doing 6 exams and an EPA discussion, while gaining experience 4 days per week with an employer
  • The apprentice will gain a Level 2 Certificate
  • The training will take place at: London, SE14 5BE
  • The training will be 1 day per week at the above location

Where you’ll work

35 Harbet Road



N18 1NL


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Record transactional data.
  • Use the organisation’s standard tools and processes to examine data to identify transactional issues such as, reconciliations and inconsistencies between invoices.
  • Recognise and rectify routine errors, escalating as necessary.
  • Plan and review accounting and finance tasks.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to deliver accurate and timely results, avoiding jargon, using language tailored to the audience and different media methods with an appreciation of the risks and benefits to the business of social media and other digital applications.
  • Use finance and accounting software packages to accurately input and manage data to contribute to routine accounting tasks.
  • Handle data and digital technology in line with cyber and data security requirements, using data securely and safely, including backing up data.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4-9; A*-C)
    • Maths (grade 4-9; A*-C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Administrative skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    St Mary's Accounting Services is a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants based in South East London rendering a range of accounting and bookkeeping services to small to medium sized businesses across London and South London.

    After this apprenticeship

    Progress to AAT Level 3.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Brunilda Aliaj


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000238778.

    Apply now

    Closes on Saturday 24 August

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