Finance Assistant Apprentice (Annex Media) THE ANNEX GROUP LTD

As a Finance Assistant Apprentice, you will receive comprehensive training in preparing accounts for various types of businesses, mastering different accounting software, conducting financial analysis, and supporting audit and tax activities.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Accounting Processes:

  • Learn the basics of accountancy processes and procedures, including the preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies.
  • Gain proficiency in using accounting software such as Sage and Xero to record financial transactions and generate reports.

Financial Analysis:

  • Conduct financial analysis to support audit findings and tax submissions, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

Accounts Payable and Receivable:

  • Process supplier invoices, schedule and plan supplier payment runs, and reconcile accounts payable ledgers.
  • Process employee expense claims and ensure compliance with company expense policies.

Banking and Reconciliations:

  • Perform daily banking activities, reconciling transactions to corresponding bills and invoices to maintain accurate financial records.
  • Assist with month-end bank reconciliations to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial statements.

Billing and Credit Control:

  • Manage the billing inbox, responding to customer queries, conducting credit control activities, and monitoring Aged Receivables to facilitate timely payment of invoices.
  • Work closely with customers to address payment issues and resolve outstanding balances in a professional manner.

Payroll and VAT Returns:

  • Input monthly payroll changes and assist in the preparation of payroll reports and tax filings.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns and ensure compliance with VAT regulations and reporting requirements.

The training you will be getting

BPP apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry-experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of the L3 AAT there is room to progress to the L4 and then L7 with pay rises after completion of each level.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT competent, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Good telephone manner, Ability to prioritise tasks, Able to work under pressure, Able to meet tight deadlines


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including English and Maths (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential

Things to consider

Company Benefits: · 24 days holiday plus bank holidays · Competitive salary of £20,000 once training is completed · Half-yearly bonus scheme · Learning & development funding · Regular Social Events · Health insurance (medical, dental, vision) · Be part of a friendly, happy, driven team in a growing company

About the employer

We are a paid media agency, dedicated to helping businesses achieve their goals. We might be small, but we strive to not only hit our clients' KPIs and targets but beat them. We pride ourselves on getting results as well as guiding our clients to finding the best possible solutions to succeed. We know the challenges companies face today and we want to be there to make it that little bit easier for you. We specialise in the paid search, social & display.




Vantage Point

New England Road



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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


Zakiyah Arif

0203 834 2872

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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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