Accounts Apprentice ROGERS & NORTON LIMITED

We are seeking a dedicated Accounts Apprentice to join our team. This full-time position includes both practical experience and academic learning. The successful candidate will work towards achieving their AAT Level 2 qualification, with opportunities to advance to Levels 3 and 4, whilst providing essential support to the accounts team.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    Apprentice's wage dependent on experience but will always be higher than the national minimum wage.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm with 1 hour for lunch between 1.00pm - 2.00pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000261995

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

·       Posting Receipts: Accurately posting receipts received into the client account.

·       Payments Management: Posting and reconciling payments from the client and office accounts.

·       Billing: Posting bills and managing write-offs, including bills, time, and disbursements.

·       Ledger Management: Posting disbursements to the relevant ledgers.

·       Bank Reconciliation: Undertaking bank reconciliation of client and office accounts.

·       Purchase Ledger Management: Adding supplier invoices to the system and conducting weekly supplier BACS runs.

·       Direct Debits: Posting all direct debits.

·       Credit Card Reconciliation: Posting monthly credit card receipts and undertaking reconciliation.

·       Assistance and Support: Providing assistance to non-finance staff and clients with account queries.

·       Additional Duties: Offering any other assistance required by the Finance Manager to ensure the smooth running of the accounts department.

The training you will be getting

  • Apprentices will work towards  a Full AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accountancy.
  • Workshops will be delivered in the Forum, Norwich or online on a weekly basis.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There may be opportunities to advance to AAT Levels 3 and 4.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2-9) Essential

About the employer

Rogers and Norton Solicitors is a forward-thinking, multi-service law firm acting for individuals, families and businesses throughout Norfolk, the eastern region and nationally.

Employer

ROGERS & NORTON LIMITED

Address

5-7 WILLOW LANE

NORWICH

NR2 1EU

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Training

Training provider

NORFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL

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

Ellie Walpole

ew@rogers-norton.co.uk

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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