Apprentice Finance Assistant


London, E14 5HJ

Closes in 9 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 4 July 2024


Provide support to the Finance Team so that tasks are completed efficiently. Maintain own Professional Development through gaining Finance and Payroll Knowledge.

Annual wage
£13,312 to £23,795.20 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
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm.

40 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

Apprentices will be completing their qualification at Head Office in Canary Wharf and are required to attend college once a week.

Apprentices are only required to complete functional skills maths and English if they have not met the initial A* - C grade (4 - 9) entry requirements on to the programme.

Once our successful candidate completes their programme they will have achieved an Apprenticeship qualification in Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT Level 3).

Where you’ll work

20 Churchill Place


E14 5HJ


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

Assistant accountant (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Assist with the investigation and response to financial information queries.
  • Record and analyse financial data using the organisation’s standard tools and processes.
  • Apply double entry bookkeeping and accounting standards to process financial documents, generate financial statements and report financial information to users of accounts.
  • Assist with production of accurate financial information for the preparation of accounts.
  • Reconcile financial data, such as, preparation of reconciliations or review of reconciliations.
  • Investigate, resolve or escalate transactional queries and errors within their remit as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Communicate financial information in a way that non-finance stakeholders can interpret and understand.
  • Utilise digital skills to present key financial information using finance and accounting software and applications.
  • Use software packages to assist with basic accounting tasks in line with cyber and data security requirements, using data securely and safely, including backing up data.
  • Communicate using varying approaches and different media methods with an appreciation of the risks and benefits to the business of social media and other digital applications.
  • 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 and English (grade 4-7)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    We encourage applications from Canary Wharf and surrounding areas.

    About this company

    McLaren group was established in 2001 and operates in construction, property and development in the UK and UAE. We are passionate about creating spaces that inspire and serve customers in the private and public sector. Our core markets include commercial offices, mixed-use buildings, residential, retail, education, distribution and logistics, hotels and leisure. (opens in new tab)

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    You will join the McLaren Apprenticeship Programme where you will network and build relationships with other Apprentices across the company, giving you a broader scope of the business while working towards a interpersonal/communication skills curriculum.

    You will have the option to undertake further Finance Qualifications to further enhance your knowledge and understanding and to become a Qualified Accountant if desired (ACCA /CIMA).

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Joanna Rose


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262744.

    Apply now

    Closes in 9 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

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