Accountant Assistant Apprenticeship ST MARYS SERVICES LTD

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.

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Closing date: 14 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00 to £17,846.40

    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, 9.00am to 5.00pm, including day release for training.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Entering  invoices and receipts on an accounting software
  • Dealing with Payroll 
  • General admin duties handling emails, answering telephone calls/enquires, filing away client's documents and setting up initial meetings with clients

The training you will be getting

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progress to AAT Level 3.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9; A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9; A*-C) Essential

About the employer

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.




5 Green Lane

Thornton Heath


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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


Brunilda Aliaj


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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