We Are Pi Ltd

Assistant Accounts Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

We Are Pi Ltd (Employer)

Solveway Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £161.25
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday - 09:00am - 5:30pm
15 months (duration)
31 May 2021(start date)
Accounts / Finance Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
24 May 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Assist with a wide variety of accounting tasks in order to develop your skills in accordance with your ability and the workload of the Practice.


Main duties and responsibilities

  • Undertake a wide range of processing, reconciliation and administration tasks that are commensurate with your skills and develop your experience
  • All tasks should be carried out to a high standard and strict deadlines using accounting or administrative systems in accordance with company procedures

The range of work could include tasks/activities in connection with:

  • Management of client accounting records
  • Processing and reconciling invoices to relevant documentation and records
  • Processing of payments received and monies paid
  • Reconciliation of various bank statements including chasing up supporting documentation, identifying and correcting error and arranging transfers between accounts as required
  • Administer all relevant completed paperwork records, scanning, shredding, archiving etc.
  • Assist with a range of office, administrative and ad-hoc finance related tasks as required, including filing of Vat returns
  • Assist with month end management accounts and financial year end procedures.
  • Comply with all relevant legislative requirements
  • Comply with all policies and procedures required by professional body
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade of the post requested by your manager

Future Prospects

A permanent opportunity would be available for a successful apprentice.

There is the opportunity to progress onto AAT level 3.

Reality Check

During your apprenticeship, you will be required to complete a workplace portfolio, participate in the classroom training and complete any employer training, all of which will count towards your 20% off the job training.

We will assess your prior learning using your CV, an in-depth interview and the completion of a skill scan and will adjust the apprenticeship accordingly. This will ensure you are learning new knowledge, skills and behaviours.

Skills Required

  • Knowledge or experience of the accounting industry would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Confident and professional communicator, particularly on the telephone
  • Good work ethic and understanding of appropriateness in the workplace
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to listen and understand the client's needs
  • Good attention to detail
  • Self-starter

Qualities Required

  • A genuine interest in the accounting industry
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to multi-task and cope with changing priorities
  • Friendly and a team player

Qualifications Required

  • A minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 (or equivalent) including C/4 in maths and English (or the equivalent) is required for this programme

Training Provided

Accounts/Finance Assistant Level 2. 

AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate: 

  • Bookkeeping transactions
  • Bookkeeping controls
  • Using accounting software
  • Elements of costing
  • Foundation synoptic
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