Apprentice Accounts / Finance Assistant

Douch Family Funeral Directors


Closes in 3 days (Friday 26 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 26 June 2024


Applying to Douch Family Funeral Directors as an apprentice Accounts/Finance Assistant to gain hands-on experience in a supportive environment, develop essential financial skills, and contribute to a reputable family business with a strong community focus, offering growth opportunities and professional development.

Annual wage
£9,984 to £17,846.40 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Accounts or finance assistant (level 2)
Monday to Friday 09:00am to 4:00pm, with 1 day a week at college. 1 hour for lunch.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



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

  • Level 2 Accounts/Finance Qualification
  • On-the-job training as well as a day at college once a week
  • The training will be one day a week at BPC

Where you’ll work



BH21 1AB


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


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.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9 to 5)
    • Maths (grade 9 to 5)

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Business Studies (grade 9 to 5)

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


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience

    About this company

    We are a family owned funeral director business with seven branches across Dorset. The apprentice will be working at our Head Office administrative branch. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Further qualifications to do the Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    Douch Family Funeral Directors

    Hayley Gaunt


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000259587.

    Apply now

    Closes in 3 days (Friday 26 July at 11:59pm)

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