Finance Apprentice - level 2 or 3 PANACHE TRAVEL GROUP LIMITED

As a Finance Apprentice at Panache Cruises, you will work closely with the Finance Director and Finance Assistant to support various financial task and ensure the accuracy and integrity of our financial record, whilst studying towards a recognised accounting qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 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: 8:30am to 5pm inc 30 min lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Accounts payable, including processing invoices, allocating payments & arranging weekly BACS.
  • Accounts receivable, including raising sales invoices, credit control & receipting payments.
  • Bank reconciliation to ensure accurate representation of cash transactions.
  • Main accurate financial records by entering data into the accounting & CRM system.
  • Assist in the preparation of the financial reports, including monthly & year end accounts.
  • Generate ad-hoc financial reports as required by management.
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining internal controls to safeguard financial data.
  • Collaborate with other areas of the business on financial reports/ KPIs.

The training you will be getting

First year will complete AAT Level 2 or 3.  Once complete and if sucessful the opportunity to continue onto level 4 will be provided.

Depending on location, the course will either be at a local colleage on day release or virtually.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of AAT level 4 and apprenticeship, it would give the candidate exemptions to carry on their accountancy studies via CIMA or ACCA.

Within Panache Cruises, the successful candidate will continue to progress up the finance team to become a Finance Assistant/ Management Accountant.

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, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade minimum of 4) Desired

About the employer

Panache Cruises is a fast-growing company with lots of career progression opportunities. We are relatively young at just 4 years old, however our leadership team have the combined experience of over 100 years




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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

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