Trust Apprentice Finance Assistant Leger Education Trust

Leger Education Trust is seeking to recruit an Apprentice Finance Assistant who will have an integral role in assisting with the development and implementation of the Trust’s Finance strategy, and for driving forward best practice and compliance.

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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

    Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • The use of the Trust's financial management systems to undertake all financial administration
  • Support the placing of orders, including supplier maintenance and selection
  • The processing of invoices for payments
  • Assist in dealing with supplier queries
  • Adhering to and implementing the principles and procedures ensuring compliance with all Trust financial procedures and regulations
  • Dealing with staff within Academies across the Trust
  • Undertake any financial administration tasks, commensurate with the grade as part of a flexible team

The training you will be getting

The role comes with a training package that will result in an AAT level 3 qualification. In the initial 18 months, you would work towards AAT Level 2. This will cover key foundational topics including an introduction to bookkeeping, principles of bookkeeping controls, principles of costing and building knowledge of the business environment. You will be provided with time off to support your studies, with learning taking place with a leading provider. Once you have completed the level 2 qualification, you will continue your progression with AAT Level 3.

This course moves on to the preparation of financial statements, management accounting, tax, and business awareness. Upon completion of the qualifications, we hope to be in a position to off you a permanent position within our team.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion of the qualifications, we hope to be in a position to off you a permanent position within our team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English & Maths (Grade 4 Minimum) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics/and or Accounting (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

Leger Education Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust with sponsor status. Since its establishment in November 2018 the Trust has grown rapidly and now includes seven schools and an alternative provision in Doncaster. All are based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The vision of the Trust is “Truly great students in truly great schools” and everything we do relates to this. Our aims relate to providing a high quality education for all where the quality of teaching and learning supports the achievements and wider development of all our students. Our values are centred on four key themes: Pride Ambition Integrity Responsibility The development and growth of our Trust is based on collaborative working and setting high expectations of ourselves and others. This relates to creating a positive school culture, where students achieve excellent outcomes whilst becoming well-rounded individuals, through a distinct character development programme.


Leger Education Trust


Ryecroft Road





Rachael Wilcock

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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

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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