Apprentice Accounts Assistant

Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
GBP 5.76 per hour
03 Mar 2021
16 Mar 2021
Experience level
Entry level, Apprenticeship
You will be required to complete a 18 month training programme that will cover all aspects of the role and will be delivered through in-house training, as well as day-release and other learning methods delivered by Abingdon and Witney College. You will complete a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Finance & Accounting and you will gain an Association of Accounting Technicians Level 2 Certificate and a Level 3 Diploma accounting qualification. There could be an opportunity for the right candidate to complete a Level 4 AAT qualification later in the Apprenticeship.

College attendance and successful completion of these studies is an essential requirement of this Apprenticeship.

  • Payments
  • Bookkeeping
  • Sales Ledger
  • Cashiers
  • Credit Control
  • Research Accounts
  • Tax
  • Financial Systems Support Centre
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Planning and Analysis

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • General IT skills - MS Word, Excel, email etc.
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisation andtime management
  • Able to work with some autonomy (given guidance)
  • Good listening andquestioning skills
  • Ability to follow instructions but also show initiative

Personal qualities

  • Adaptable
  • Proactive
  • Positive attitude
  • Good time keeping

Desired qualifications

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C / 9-4or equivalent including English, maths and science.

Future prospects

This role may become permanent for the right candidate, with lots of potential for future career progression, personal development opportunities and further training.

Things to consider

Please apply as soon as possible for this role. Should the right candidate be found prior to the closing date, then the vacancy may be closed early.

Induction Day.

Any new person applying for apprenticeship roles where Abingdon and Witney College deliver the training will berequired to attendan Apprenticeship Induction Day at Witney or Abingdon campus.

This will consist of a series of initial assessments (required prior to an apprenticeship offer), completion ofessential paperwork, theopportunityto find out more about theapprenticeship process, the training included, and a forum for your questions.

As a new Apprenticeship Applicant, you will only have to undergo this process once. If you would like to talk to us about the assessments or if you would need any extra support to attend theInduction Dayplease call us on 01235 216216.

Qualification checks.

By applying for this vacancy, you are giving Abingdon and Witney College permission to undertake a Learner Record Service check on your previous qualifications.Individuals who already have a Level 4 qualification are now eligible for a Level 5 or above Higher Apprenticeship only. They are not eligible for funding for an Intermediate Level, Advanced Level or Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship.We make every effort to ensure that applicants from non-traditional academic backgrounds or those who may not have the formal GCSE entry requirements can access apprenticeships where possible.

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