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Accounts Assistant Apprentice

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Amblecote, Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Annual wage
  • Working week
    Monday - Friday from 8.00am - 4.30pm, breaks to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0
  • Expected duration
    15 Months
  • Possible start date
    27 May 2024
  • Date posted
    25 Apr 2024
  • Apprenticeship level
    Level 2 (GCSE)
  • Reference number
  • Positions
    1 available
What you will do in your working day
Main Duties:
  • Maintaining the company sales/purchase ledgers
  • Posting entries on SAGE accounting package
  • Working with spreadsheets
  • Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct
  • Meeting month end tasks
  • General office duties (filing, archiving, and scanning)
  • Basic administration (order stationery and office supplies)
  • Support Accounts Assistant and Finance Manager
The training you will be getting
Finance/Accounts Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard, training location to be confirmed with Damar Training.

Company Benefits:
  • Ongoing training provided
  • Excellent career progression opportunities

Apprentices will be required to take one of the professional qualifications listed below, as chosen by the employer to be most relevant to the job role:
  • AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting
  • ACCA Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting (level 2)
  • IAB Level 2 certificate in Bookkeeping
  • ICB Level 2 certificate in Bookkeeping

Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and taken the test for level 2 prior to taking their end point assessment.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
This is an exciting time to join a rapidly growing team with opportunities for the successful candidate to progress to become an Accounts Assistants.

On completion, the apprentice will be able to apply for the appropriate level of professional membership aligned with this apprenticeship, dependent on the qualification chosen. Professional body memberships that are relevant to the options for this apprenticeship are:
  • IAB - Associate Level Membership
  • ICB - Associate Level Membership

Neither AAT nor ACCA offer professional registration upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working Qualifications GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential Things to consider Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our apprentices and expects our employer partners to share this commitment and to take appropriate steps to ensure that learning takes place in a safe, healthy and supportive environment.

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