Assistant Accountant apprentice Goldholme Stone

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to support our day-to-day transactions, including expenses and payroll.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 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

    Flexible working within Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    20 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Working within a small accounts team you will be:

  • Processing invoices/proformas for the sales ledger.
  • Preparing sales reports for managers.
  • Entering receipts and expenses into accounting software for the purchase ledger.
  • Assisting with preparation of month end management accounts and year end financial statements.

The training you will be getting

  • Training will be one day per week at Grantham College, Stonebridge Road, Grantham, NG31 9AP.
  • Apprentices who do not have level 2 Maths and English (C/4 at GCSE or equivalent) will need to achieve this during the apprenticeship. There will be no cost for this training.
  • The apprenticeship includes the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting qualification.
  • Successful apprentices will be awarded the level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard qualification (level 3) as well as the AAT Level 3.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • If the apprenticeship goes well, there may be the opportunity to discuss progression onto the level 4 apprenticeship or a full-time permanent position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Time management


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
Other AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting or similar (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

We're located in a remote rural location, so having your own transport to travel to the workplace is essential.

About the employer

Goldholme Stone is undoubtedly one of the fastest growing and well respected names in the British building stone industry today. Operating from quarries near Stamford in Rutland and Ancaster, Lincolnshire, we can saw and supply limestone faithful to almost any regional colour and textural variation. Our forte is working closely with project managers, brick distributors, building merchants and architects to provide a reliable source of Building Stone and Stone Masonry for housing developments and corporate building projects across the whole of the country.


Goldholme Stone





NG33 4NE

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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


Laura Cullen

01476 550191

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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