Accountant Assistant Apprenticeship

ST MARYS SERVICES LTD

Thornton Heath, CR7 8BG

Closes on Saturday 24 August

Posted on 19 March 2024


Summary

Accountant assistant role to assist with accounting tasks. This is an ideal opportunity which help candidates to start to build their future career in accounting through the apprenticeship programme. Duties will include; Updating and reconciling nominal ledgers, maintaining purchase ledgers. Cash flow and payroll duties.

Annual wage
£9,984 to £17,846.40 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)
Hours
Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, including day release for training.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Saturday 14 September

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

2

Work

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 5 exams and an EPA discussion, while gaining experience 4 days per with with an employer.

  • The apprentice will gain a Level 2 AAT 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

5 Green Lane

Thornton Heath

CR7 8BG

Training

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

THE TRAINING PLACE OF EXCELLENCE LIMITED

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.

    Requirements

    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.

    Skills

    • 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:

    THE TRAINING PLACE OF EXCELLENCE LIMITED

    Brunilda Aliaj

    brunildaaliaj@thetrainingplace.org

    07496141960

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000238781.

    Apply now

    Closes on Saturday 24 August

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