Apprentice Accounts Assistant CORE ACCOUNTING SERVICES LTD

The role will include but not limited to: Data entry Bank Reconciliations Maintaining client records

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Closing date: 30 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

    30 hours a week over 4 days (days to be agreed) including day release.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

·         Accurately input clients’ sales and purchase invoices into the accounts package.

·         Accurately input clients bank transactions into the accounts package.

·         Bank reconciliations

·         Raise invoices to clients at the request of management

·         Write to clients as required

·         Record client records received on the CRM package

·         Check records received for completeness and advise of missing


·         Set new clients up on the CRM package performing Anti money laundering checks where required and contacting client for missing information.

·         Maintain databases

·         Implement and maintain a system for storing and retrieving client records

·         Advise client when records can be collected and chase where required

·         Engage with clients and build professional relationships.

·         Provide a supporting role to management

·         Assist in the design and implementation of new administration procedures, documenting these where appropriate.

·         Undertake any training required by management.

Ad Hoc duties as requested by management

The training you will be getting

  • East Sussex College will provide the apprenticeship standard which will include Knowledge, Skills, Behaviour, Diploma (if included), Functional Skills. 
  • Weekly/block college attendance 
  • East Sussex College will ensure Health & Safety, and Equality & Diversity.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential to develop in the role to be responsible for management of the office administration and processes.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Initiative, Time Management, Commercial Awareness, Reliable and Punctual, Pro active approach, Ability to use the internet


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

There may be times when the candidate is required to work alone in the office. Successful candidates will have to sign a confidentiality agreement and participate in Anti money laundering compliance.

About the employer

We are a small privately owned business with a desire to expand our professional accountancy practice. Our business is built on understanding our clients and providing outstanding customer service. As a small employer we understand the importance of a supportive, relaxed working environment. Our employees wellbeing is vital to the success of our business and therefore we will always try to be accommodating and flexible in our approach.






BN25 1RU

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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


Gill Ramsay


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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