Finance Assistant Apprentice ICARE LIVING LIMITED

Are you looking to start a career in Accountancy & Business Finance, while training for you Level 3 AAT. Are you looking for an employer who will support you towards your level 4 and higher. If so please read on. iCare Living is a growing homecare provider, and we are looking for adaptive candidates who are willing to grow with the company.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00 to £22,308.00

    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 - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    30 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be working closely with the head of finance on a few tasks.
Initially these will include:

  • Credit control - Weekly, Bi-monthly and monthly invoice runs. As well as debt investigation and chasing
  • Payroll - Weekly & Monthly payroll duties, working with the HOF with corrections & adjustments to the payroll
  • Maintenance of Xero accounts software, and adhoc duties

This will move on to more complex jobs later on in the apprenticeship. These may include:

  • Bank reconciliations
  • KPI variance analysis
  • Cost control
  • Business partnering

The training you will be getting

  • The Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Standard includes 6 AAT exams, in addition to the Synoptic Assessment as part of the End-Point Assessment (EPA) process
  • The knowledge units will be delivered by Babington, the method of how this is delievered is still to be decided

AAT Modules are as follows:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping (Level 2 Unit)
  • Principles of Bookkeeping (Level 2 Unit)
  • Management Accounting Techniques 

Financial Accounting:

  • Preparing Financial Statements
  • Business Awareness
  • Tax Processes for Business

You will gain a Level 3 AAT qualification upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once the apprenticeship is completed, it would be expected that the apprentice will look towards a Level 4 in AAT. And prehaps plan towards ACCA or CIMA chartered status

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 2) Essential

About the employer

We believe in providing specialist complex care that celebrates the uniqueness of every individual. We are dedicated to offering compassionate support for people with complex health conditions, alongside social care assistance for individuals with autism and learning difficulties. Our mission is to empower our clients to live their best lives, in the comfort of their own homes or supported living environments, with comprehensive clinical, social, and emotional support for our client and their families




105 Burnham Road


B44 8HX


Jason Golding

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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

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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