Apprentice Accounts/finance

CQS (CERTIFIED QUALITY SYSTEMS) LIMITED

Worcs, WR14 1GZ

Closes in 3 days (Monday 22 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 2 July 2024


Summary

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 AAT qualification.

Annual wage
£12,000 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 9am to 5pm with 1 hour for lunch (Very occasionally optional extra hours)

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August

Duration

1 Year 4 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

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 such as AAT level 2.

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

Where you’ll work

Britannia House Britannia Way

Enigma Park

Malvern

Worcs

WR14 1GZ

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

HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

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 4-9)
    • Maths (grade 4-9)

    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
    • Motivated
    • Attentive
    • Good timekeeper
    • Computer literate
    • Able to work to deadlines

    Other requirements

    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 this company

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

    http://Cqsltd.com (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

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

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

    Emily Jackson

    emily.jackson@hwgta.org

    01905330732

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262130.

    Apply now

    Closes in 3 days (Monday 22 July at 11:59pm)

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