Accountancy Apprentice Nuchem Pharmacy

During this apprenticeship you will gain a level 3 accountancy qualification and valuable work experience. Your responsibilities will include recording sales and purchase invoices in accounting software, entering supplier payments and customer receipts, bank reconciliation and petty cash reconciliation and payroll processing and reporting.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 10.00am - 6.30pm (1 hour lunch)

    Total hours per week: 36.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    15 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Assistant Accountant, your duties and responsibilities will develop overtime and vary based on the company’s requirements but will include to learn and assist with accounting responsibilities, including bookkeeping, payroll processing and entries to sales and purchase ledgers.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Working creating Excel spreadsheets
  • Updating ledgers
  • Record keeping
  • Filing
  • Related administrative tasks

No experience is required as full training will be provided.

Key Skills:

  • Able to work collaboratively and can build positive, constructive business relationships
  • A good understanding of Accounts Payable and basic double entry
  • Take accountability for delivering high quality, accurate work
  • Self-motivated and can organise own workload to ensure effective delivery of engagements and projects
  • Proactive approach to problem solving and process improvement
  • Proven experience of working in a professional team adhering to deadlines
  • Strives to continually improve, accurate and logical approach to work
  • Curious about how businesses operate, with the ability to critically evaluate and interpret different data and information sources
  • Forward-thinking and keen to learn and understand regulation

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours
  • Day release to attend college at NCC Hackney (N1 6HQ) or NCC Havering (RM11 3TB)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Opportunity to progress within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 and above (A-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 and above (A-C)) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Bookkeeping (Grade Level 2) Essential

Things to consider

Candidate should be able to work in a quiet office and focus on tasks

About the employer

Nuchem Pharmacy is a dispensing chemist that also sells a range of toiletries and cosmetics as well as hair care products, walking sticks and baby care products. Nuchem Pharmacy is part of a small group of Independent Pharmacies.


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Training provider



Phil Lynch

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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