An opportunity has arisen for a full-time office-based accounts apprentice to join our friendly team. We are offering a great opportunity to join a family run accountancy firm based in Oswaldtwistle.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 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 Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 34

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Recording financial transactions
  • Supporting accountants with accounts preparation
  • Bookkeeping
  • Operating accountancy software
  • Data input
  • Payroll
  • Administration duties including telephone enquiries
  • Client liaison
  • Self-Assessment return preparation
  • Corporation tax return preparation

The training you will be getting

Accounts Finance Assistant L2 Standard

This qualification requires college attendance one day a week.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are looking for someone who shares our values and vision to complete the initial apprenticeship. We believe in helping people become the best they can be and succeed in their professional life.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Company pension scheme, use of onsite gym, free parking

About the employer

Family-Owned Accountancy Practice operating on a farm in Oswaldtwistle. Over 500 clients ranging from sole traders to Limited companies and charities. Fully ACCA registered and qualified practice. Catherine Chadwick the partner has been practicing for over 20 years.








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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

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

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College apprenticeship team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2024