Bookkeeping apprentice


PO7 7YH, PO7 7YH

Closes on Saturday 31 August

Posted on 3 July 2024


Are you looking to join a rapidly growing, dynamic, and commercially savvy Accountancy Practice where there’s no such thing as a silly question? This role will be exciting for a candidate looking to enter the business world and become involved in a range of business support functions, whilst studying for their Business Administration qualification.

Annual wage
£12,148 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)
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm each day.

36 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 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

The apprentice will be studying for their Level 2 Accounts or Finance Assistant qualification.  You will attend Havant Campus one day per week for lessons and training will also be done in the workplace with support from a work based trainer over the course of the apprenticeship.

Mandatory qualifications - ONE of the following:

  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • Institute of Certified Bookkeepers Certificate in Bookkeeping

  • Institute of Accountants and Bookkeepers Level 2 Certificate in Accounting and Business

Where you’ll work

1 The Briars

Waterberry Drive





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:

    • Maths (grade 4/c or above)
    • Maths (grade 4/c or above)

    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
    • Administrative skills
    • Team working
    • Good time management

    About this company

    Heelan Associates are a rapidly growing, dynamic, and commercially savvy Accountancy Practice. By combining our traditional values with modern thinking our team of Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll professionals proudly set the standard for what modern small business accounting support should look like. Our team helps small business owners all over the UK to start, survive and grow. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    There may be the opportunity to develop and progress further within the company.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Liz Langley


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262290.

    Apply now

    Closes on Saturday 31 August

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