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AAT Finance Apprentice

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Monkton Village, Jarrow, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Apprentice
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Annual wage

    Please note, the salary is £12,480-£15,500 depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Working week
    Monday - Thursday 8:45am - 5:00pm Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50
  • Expected duration
    15 Months
  • Possible start date
    01 Jul 2024
  • Date posted
    05 Apr 2024
  • Apprenticeship level
    Level 2 (GCSE)
  • Reference number
  • Positions
    2 available
What you will do in your working day
Our apprentice scheme offers rotations between four main domains across finance; Accounts Payable, Accounting, Accounts Receivable and Costing/Pricing.
During the AAT studies that run parallel to the apprenticeship you can expect to take on dedicated focus roles in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable as well as taking on deliverables contributing towards the accounting month end close and the balance sheet reconciliation processes.
Alongside this you will be given the opportunity to learn in-depth system knowledge in the product costing and pricing area as well as the other reporting and ERP software packages.
The training you will be getting
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.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Past Finance apprentices who have excelled in their roles have secured permanent roles in the department. There is however no guarantee that this will be replicated in the future. The future opportunities are dependent upon the growth and direction of the business over time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative Qualifications GCSE or equivalent Basic Maths (Grade 9/A* - 5/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Standard English (Grade 9/A* - 5/B) Essential Things to consider Please note, the salary is £12,480-£15,500 depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits include: 25 days holiday. Subsidised canteen. Staff shop. Staff discount. Healthcare cash plan. Access to training and development activities. Wellbeing support.

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