Lookers - Mercedes-Benz

AAT Level 2 Apprentice Accounts Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Lookers - Mercedes-Benz (Employer)

Kaplan Financial Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,675.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 9am - 5:00pm
13 months (duration)
29 August 2022(start date)
Accounts or finance assistant (apprenticeship standard)
15 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 2 apprenticeship with Lookers Plc and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 2 qualification.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties in this role will include:

General admin and accountancy work.
Training of purchase ledger.
Training on sales ledger and accounts postings.
Cashflow and banking learning.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

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. Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Whilst there is no guarantee of being kept on after the apprenticeship we always recruit with a view that we do have a permanent role to continue on after the end of the apprenticeship. To progress into an accounts career, Lookers will provide the necessary courses (AAT) to help enable future development.

Reality Check

Benefits: Competitive salaries with clear pay scales in place as you develop. Holidays – 23 plus bank holidays Generous annual leave allowance that increases with length of service. Eligibility to join one of our colleague car plans and cycle to work scheme. Enhanced maternity leave, adoption leave (6 months full pay) and paternity leave (2 weeks full pay). Critical illness cover after 2 years plus life assurance and free will writing service. Techscheme where you can get the latest tech for less and spread the cost, eye care scheme and discounted shopping vouchers. Employee assistance programme and free access to Smart Health giving employees and their immediate families access to 24/7 GP services to support well being.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 9/A*-4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A*-4/C) Essential
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