Finance Administrator Apprenticeship - AAT TJI Associates

Based within our Chartered Certified Accountants office in Marsh, Huddersfield, this is a great opportunity to kick-start your business career in a company with a real family feel. You will have the opportunity to broaden your experience and develop personally and professionally, whilst working towards an AAT qualification.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00, with a 1-hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Finance Administrator Apprentice will work closely with the Accountants. You will use a range of software - (full training will be provided), Microsoft Office and a company email account - to help maintain accurate business and financial records and consistent administration processes throughout the business.

Duties and responsibilities will include but are not restricted to:

General reception duties, including:

  • Answering incoming calls, receiving deliveries, and greeting visitors
  • Liaising with clients and HMRC via telephone, email, and letter
  • Administration of client records
  • Assisting in accounts preparation
  • Administration of sales ledger
  • Ensuring that the policies of the company are observed, and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of health & safety, equal opportunities, and confidentiality 
  • The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Great prospects for progression to a full-time position for the right candidate
  • Possibility to progress to higher level AAT qualification upon completion of the level 2 for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Good attendance record, Self Motivated


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/5) Essential

Things to consider

Location - Marsh - 10-minute bus from Huddersfield Town Centre or 1 mile walk.

About the employer

We are a firm of Chartered Accountancy practice. TJI Associates are regulated by The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. We specialise in the provision of accountancy and tax support services to small and medium-sized businesses, personal taxpayers and the self-employed. We pride ourselves on offering a quality, personal service with over eighteen years’ experience of accounts preparation and taxation. Our services include the preparation of monthly management accounts, tax advice, end of year accounts, self-assessments, tax returns, bookkeeping, start-ups, VAT, PAYE, payroll, Sage software set-up and advice. Our ethos and working practices are modern and progressive. We are a motivated, cohesive, and dynamic firm who work with and for our clients in ways that seek to advance traditional notions of accountancy, with a focus on client relationships. We value business continuity and staff and client relationships. We train and develop our people in order to focus on staff retention, unlike some of the bigger accounting firms. All our staff enjoy working with TJI Associates and this is evident in the way the company deals with its clients. We work much more closely with our clients than traditional accountants. We have a smaller number of clients than big partner firms and are selective about our clients. We like to know a business inside out so we can identify opportunities as well as identify and remedy problems. We run a very cost-effective business by making the most of modern technology.


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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


Katrina Clarke

01924 470477

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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