Hertford College (University of Oxford)

Apprentice Finance Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Hertford College (University of Oxford) (Employer)

Abingdon and Witney College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, start and finish times flexible, but as a rough guide would usually be between 8am and 5.30pm, with at least 30 minutes unpaid break.
16 months (duration)
18 July 2022(start date)
Accounts or finance assistant (apprenticeship standard)
24 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will join our friendly Bursary Team and receive personalised support to ensure that your on the job training experiences compliment the Apprenticeship training. Work 4 days pw / training 1 day pw. We offer a generous starting salary of £20,000 pa (regardless of age), 28 days holiday plus BH, employee discount scheme + lots of other benefits.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will work closely with colleagues across the college and university, suppliers, sponsors and customers in order to provide accurate + timely processing of various financial transactions, these include:

  • Transaction data entry to core accounting and related systems
  • Support for invoice generation and billing
  • Support for managing supplier invoices and payments
  • Handling and recording receipt of income
  • Processing, monitoring and control of credit card PDQ payments
  • Recharges to other colleges

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

• Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths
• AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

The training will be at Abingdon and Witney College.

Training will be one day a week. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The apprentice will have the choice to either continue straight onto Level 3, or take a rest from training either short or long-term. The employment will be permanent, and pay increase awarded for qualifications completed. 

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, Willingness to learn

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 to 4 or A* to C) Essential
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