Apprentice Accounts/finance CQS (CERTIFIED QUALITY SYSTEMS) LIMITED

We are looking for a motivated Accounts/ Finance Apprentice to join our certification company based in Malvern. The position will include a variety of accountancy tasks and study towards a Level 2 or 3 AAT qualification.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00

    Possible bonus after initial period.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with 1 hour for lunch (Very occasionally optional extra hours)

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000256049

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Accounts admin
  • Processing invoices
  • New Account setup
  • Processing direct debits
  • Daily banking
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Purchase ledger
  • Also including contract processing database and management reports

The training you will be getting

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Worcester (WR4 9GN).

You will receive training one day per week which is a combination of face-to-face and remote, as per your assigned training plan.

Additional training for functional skills in English and maths will be undertaken if needed.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your Accounts/Finance Assistant Level 2 qualification.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year offered to all apprentices on programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possibility of becoming full time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Motivated, Attentive, Good timekeeper, Computer literate, Able to work to deadlines

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

This position could potentially be a level 3 for the right candidate. Possibility of taking on 2 candidates. Nearest train station is Malvern link 20/30-minute walk away, so own travel arrangements would be an advantage

About the employer

Certification company for International Standards based in UK but with clients worldwide. Established 1995 becoming limited company in 2000

Employer

CQS (CERTIFIED QUALITY SYSTEMS) LIMITED

Address

Britannia House Britannia Way

Enigma Park

Malvern

WR14 1GZ

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Training

Training provider

HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

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

Contact

Emily Jackson

emily.jackson@hwgta.org

01905330732

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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