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Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship

Maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a business.

An Accounts or finance assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a business. The Accounts or finance assistant is responsible for assisting the team of accountants with junior accounting duties. These can vary massively depending on the team structure and size of the business. An Accounts or finance assistant’s 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.

As part of the Apprenticeship, you will have monthly workplace visits from a Learning Development Advisor, with 6 hours per week off the job training which will be tracked. You will build a portfolio showing your work-based evidence.

Auction Mart
Study Location
15 Months
depending on Level
Level 2
Qualification Level
1 day / week (term-time)
College Attendance

Entry Requirements

  • Ideally, candidates will have 4 GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English & maths or equivalent
    Those without English or maths at Level 1 must achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment
  • Employment in the industry

What you will study

  • General business
  • Understanding your organisation
  • Accounting systems and processes
  • Basic accounting
  • Ethical standards
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Uses systems and processes
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Teamwork
  • Personal development
  • Professionalism
  • Customer focus

What's Next?

Further Study

  • Assistant Accountant Technician
To apply for an Apprenticeship, please complete the online application form and our Apprenticeship Team will contact you to arrange an interview.
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