Finance Assistant Apprentice



Closes in 13 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 5 July 2024


WAHL have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant Apprentice to join their finance team, based in Ramsgate. This apprenticeship will include studying the level 3 AAT alongside full time work.

Annual wage
£13,260 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Assistant accountant (level 3)
Monday - Friday between 8:30am - 5pm

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


1 Year 6 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

  • Assistant Accountant Level 3 Standard
  • AAT level 3 Qualification.
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work





CT12 5GG


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:

    • English (grade C/4)
    • Maths (grade C/4)
    • AAT level 2 (grade Pass)

    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
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working

    About this company

    WAHL Clipper Corporation started with one man’s vision, a single patent, and a small manufacturing plant. Today, more than 100 years later, WAHL has 8 factories on 4 continents, and 22 sales offices around the world serving over 165 countries. With more than 274 patents related to the barbering, salon, and pet grooming industries. After 100 years in business, the core of what makes WAHL what it is has not changed. The company remains family-owned and managed, and its headquarters remain in Sterling. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Potential full time permanent position upon completion of the course. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Hope Smith


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262850.

    Apply now

    Closes in 13 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

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