Working within a modern office environment amongst a friendly team for a fast-paced and growing business based in Bury. We are looking to recruit an accounts person ideal for a college leaver, this is an excellent opportunity with an immediate start date.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday, 9.00am - 5.30pm. Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm. 1 hour for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Processing payments and transfers
  • Daily cash receipt and payment reconciliations
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Maintaining cashbooks for a various of bank accounts
  • Maintaining of employee attendance records
  • Purchase Ledger and sales Ledger duties
  • Inter-company reconciliations
  • Assisting in the production of monthly management accounts and information.
  • You will also be required to be flexible and carry out other ad hoc tasks and duties as and when required

The training you will be getting

  • Accounts Finance Assistant Level 2 Standard
  • Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • This qualification requires college attendance one day a week (Wednesday)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We are offering the right person a long-term career and a permanent Accounts Trainee/ Accounts Assistant position within the company upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

We are looking to invest in an Apprentice who wants to progress and grow in a company that offers excellent long-term career progression, is forward thinking and client focused. The successful candidate will have access to free car parking on site and dress code is casual business attire with no need for a uniform.

About the employer

With over 30 years of experience, we offer a bespoke, flexible funding solution for our clients. Essentially, we provide invoice finance for small to medium size businesses throughout the UK and specialise in Invoice Factoring and Asset Based Finance.




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1-5 Jubilee Way



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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