Apprentice Accounts Assistant

OAKLAND SOLICITORS LTD

Haslingden, BB4 5ST

Closes today at 11:59pm

Posted on 19 June 2024


Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Accounts Assistant to join our friendly team at Oaklands Solicitors in Haslingden.

Annual wage
£12,480 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)
Hours
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

The apprentice will undertake the Level 2 AAT Accounts Assistant qualification, which is delivered by day release each week at Blackburn College. 

Where you’ll work

22

Manchester Road

Haslingden

BB4 5ST

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Your training course

Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Record transactional data.
  • Use the organisation’s standard tools and processes to examine data to identify transactional issues such as, reconciliations and inconsistencies between invoices.
  • Recognise and rectify routine errors, escalating as necessary.
  • Plan and review accounting and finance tasks.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to deliver accurate and timely results, avoiding jargon, using language tailored to the audience and different media methods with an appreciation of the risks and benefits to the business of social media and other digital applications.
  • Use finance and accounting software packages to accurately input and manage data to contribute to routine accounting tasks.
  • Handle data and digital technology in line with cyber and data security requirements, using data securely and safely, including backing up data.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 4)
    • Maths (grade 4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Number skills
    • Team working

    About this company

    Oaklands Solicitors is a Small practive based in Haslingden who specialise in a number areas of law.

    After this apprenticeship

    The successful applicant will have the opportunity to progress through the AAT roadmap to Level 3 and beyond.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    BLACKBURN COLLEGE

    Apprenticeship Team

    apprenticeships@blackburn.ac.uk

    01254 292500

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259017.

    Apply now

    Closes today at 11:59pm

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