AAT Finance Assistant Apprentice

Ward Hadaway

UK, NE1 3DX

Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a level 2 apprenticeship with Ward Hadaway and Kaplan. You will be dealing with invoicing, financial reports and reconciliation whilst working towards the AAT Level 2 qualification.

Annual wage
£16,000 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, 08:30 - 17:00.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

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

Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Level 2. This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in accounting and finance. Their work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry.

Learners will complete the mandatory AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting. The Certificate in Accounting comprises of four exams and an End Point Assessment.

You must successfully complete the following:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping (ITBK)
  • Principles of Bookkeeping Control (POBC)
  • Principles of Costing (PCTN)
  • Business Environment (BESY) EPA - In Tray exercise

An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate time to off the job training, as well as completing knowledge, skills and behaviours associated with your apprenticeship.

Where you’ll work

Sandgate House, 102 Quayside

Newcastle upon Tyne

UK

NE1 3DX

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

KAPLAN FINANCIAL 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:

    • Basic Maths (grade 9/A* - 4/C)
    • Standard English (grade 9/A* - 4/C)

    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
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    Other requirements

    Benefits include: 25 days holiday (Jan - Jan) with bank holidays on top. 6% pension matched. City centre parking. Technology purchase scheme. Cycle to work scheme. Working hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

    About this company

    We are a full service Law firm with offices in Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds. We are a top 100 rated firm in the UK. Our values are 'straightforward, ambitious and respectful', words all chosen by the staff who work here. The people who work here are supportive of one another both personally and professionally.

    https://www.wardhadaway.com/ (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

    • Opportunities for development both personally and professionally, promotion opportunities into a Finance Assistant role.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    Ward Hadaway

    Hannah Lincoln

    hannah.lincoln@wardhadaway.com

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263126.

    Apply now

    Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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