Accounting Apprentice PALLETWAYS (UK) LIMITED

This is an excellent opportunity for a Level 2 Accounting Apprentice to work within a busy office environment. Training will cover all aspects of finance in line with the company's standard operating procedures. Duties include: maintenance of weekly and monthly files, ensuring all paperwork is received promptly from clients, and using bespoke software.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - Hours flexible - Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will play an important team role in the day to day planning, organisation and smooth running of the department.

Duties to include:

  • Maintenance of weekly and monthly files
  • Ensure all paperwork is received promptly from clients
  • Using bespoke software
  • Filing of weekly paperwork
  • Reconciliation of statements.

The training you will be getting

  • AAT Level 2 Foundation in Accounting Standard
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English, if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible full time employment on completion of apprenticeship depending on performance
  • Progression to the Level 3 Accounts.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Initiative, IT skills, Logical, Number skills, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

How will you travel to work? One day per week at our Walsall training centre.

About the employer

Palletways is the leading network for express palletised freight within both domestic and international countries. We are trusted by more businesses than any other network to move their freight, and our market leading UK network is supported by over 400 members within 450 depots delivering into 24 European countries




Fradley Distribution Park

Wood End Lane

Fradley Park

WS13 8NE

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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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