AAT Accounts Assistant Apprentice Imperial International Ltd

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 2 apprenticeship with Imperial International Ltd and Kaplan. You will be dealing with daily transactions and reports as well as reconciliations whilst working towards the AAT Level 2 qualification.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £19,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240087

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Join our team as a Accounts Assistant at Imperial, one of the largest kitchenware suppliers in the UK home to Scoville and Eaziglide. We are rapidly expanding our team and are in search of a dedicated individual to play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth functioning of our finance operations. This is an ideal position for someone at the beginning of their accounts career path.
The primary duties of this position include:

Processing daily transactions.
Generating daily sales reports.
Maintaining sales ledger and purchase ledger.
Reconciling month-end balance sheets Supporting stock analysis and forecasting.
Providing ad hoc management information and reporting.
Assisting with day-to-day functions of the Finance Team.
Beyond the core responsibilities, there will be opportunities for involvement in various aspects of the broader finance function, making this role suitable for candidates eager to broaden their experience and skills.

The training you will be getting

Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2. This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in accounting and finance. Their work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry. Learners will complete the mandatory AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting.

The Certificate in Accounting comprises of four exams and an End Point Assessment. You must successfully complete the following: Introduction to Bookkeeping (ITBK) Principles of Bookkeeping Control (POBC) Principles of Costing (PCTN) Business Environment (BESY) EPA - In Tray exercise.

An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate time to off the job training, as well as completing knowledge, skills and behaviours associated with your apprenticeship. Delivery method and location for training has yet to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Beyond the core responsibilities, there will be opportunities for involvement in various aspects of the broader finance function, making this role suitable for candidates eager to broaden their experience and skills.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Basic Maths (Grade 9/A* - 5/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Standard English (Grade 9/A* - 5/C) Essential

Things to consider

Please note, the salary is £19k-£24k depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: 20 Days + plus bank holidays. Free parking. Working Hours:Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

About the employer

Imperial has over 50 years of experience and reputation in the homewares industry with a heritage that dates back to 1908.We pride ourselves on our in-house design, innovation, high levels of product availability and excellence in customer service.

Employer

Imperial International Ltd

Address

Whiteacres, Whetstone

Leicester

LE8 6BB

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Training

Training provider

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: today