Accounts Assistant Apprenticeship

CRESSWELLS ACCOUNTANTS (UK)

HEBDEN BRIDGE, HX7 6AD

Closes in 7 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

We are looking for an ambitious student who is interested in starting their career in Accounting. Train while you earn at Cresswells Accountants and gain hands on experience and study support for AAT qualifications. This is a full-time, in-person position with time off to attend college sessions.

Annual wage
£12,313.60 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-Friday, 9.00am-5.15pm

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 gain an AAT level 2 in accounting and finance qualification.

Where you’ll work

12 MARKET STREET

HEBDEN BRIDGE

HX7 6AD

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

CALDERDALE 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

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (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.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    About this company

    Firm of chartered accountants with offices in Hebden Bridge and Halifax.

    After this apprenticeship

    Continue with professional studies until reaching qualified status.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CALDERDALE COLLEGE

    Madeline Oxby

    madeline.oxby@calderdale.ac.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262636.

    Apply now

    Closes in 7 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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