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Apprentice Accounts and Finance Assistant Royal Mail

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join Royal Mail’s Credit Management Team based at their office in Farnworth. Working in a team of experience account managers that deal with small to large companies throughout the whole of the UK.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 08 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    8.30am to 5.30pm with some flexible home working arrangements to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

As an Apprentice you will be trained in all aspects of finance that are practiced in the Royal Mail Credit Management Centre, Bolton. Duties will involve the following:-

  • To provide a friendly, knowledgeable, and professional service
  • All written communication to be clear and concise, to include post and emails
  • To ensure any request concerning a work-related matter is undertaken within the agreed timeframe
  • Filing and the accurate and complete maintenance of files
  • Accurately prepare routine correspondence ready for signature
  • Collating reports and documents, photocopying/scanning as appropriate
  • To meet all deadlines within the agreed timeframe
  • To be proactive with regard to your own career development
  • Ensuring that this key role is valued by the team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail (Accuracy essential)
  • IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Motivated
  • Friendly
  • Confident
  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Team player
  • Eager to learn and develop new skills
  • Flexible
  • Positive attitude
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Be able to work to deadlines

Desired qualifications

Maths and English at grade 4 or above is desireable but not essential.

Future prospects

This role would be best suited to someone who is interested in an apprentice role with the prospect of developing their knowledge.  There are a variety of career opportunities within the organisation depending upon ambition, commitment, and ability.

Progression onto higher level finance apprenticeships or a permenant position are avilable to the right candidate.

Things to consider

  • Please take some time to ensure you complete the application in full. This is the first impression an employer receives of you so make sure you have checked all spellings (and used Capital letters and punctuation correctly), it may be of benefit to use a word document and paste on to the application, thus making multiple applications easier
  • Remember to include ALL of your qualifications and grades from school and any College/University you have attended. Whether you have achieved them or they are predicted, especially your results in maths and English.
  • If you need any further assistance or information on this vacancy, please e-mail remembering to quote the vacancy title
  • Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for some of our apprenticeship vacancies, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date, once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

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Royal Mail


Royal Mail House

Stone Hill Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bolton College


Andrew Hughes 01204 482954

  • AAT Accounting Level 2 standard
  • End Point Assessment
  • Functional Skills (If required)

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Jun 2022