Lilyiris Accounting Ltd

Finance Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Lilyiris Accounting Ltd (Employer)

Damar Training (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £192.50
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 35 Hours Per Week
12 months (duration)
19 July 2021(start date)
Accounts / Finance Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
5 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Working within a busy accounting practice providing support to the rest of the accounting team and assisting them with fulfilling their duties to a variety of companies in a cross section of industries.


Duties will include:

  • Working on multiple clients
  • Studying for Level 2 AAT (with the apprenticeship)
  • Scanning all paperwork received into the office onto our document management software and allocating it to the correct client
  • Purchase invoice processing
  • Check invoices have been uploaded to the correct client in Dext Prepare
  • Correctly code purchase invoices processed through Dext Prepare
  • Learn and understand the VAT rules for different types of costs and industries, and apply appropriately
  • Sales invoice raising
  • Raise invoices and send out in accordance with instructions received from clients, via Xero
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Assist with reconciling the bank account for various clients, via Xero
  • Provide notes on unreconciled items where necessary

The ideal candidate will have an interest in pursuing Accounting as a career, given that progression onto the Level 3 and Level 4 is available.

Future Prospects

The role is to progress on to Level 3 and 4 and the duties will be expanded to include (but not limited to):

  • VAT returns
  • Understanding the Construction Industry Scheme
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Management accounts including budgeting and cashflow
  • Communicating with clients on queries and deadlines
  • Ownership for own clients



Reality Check

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm, 30 mins each day for lunch. The company has two office dogs which 'work' there, so must like dogs!

Skills Required

  • Excellent I.T Skills
  • Self Motivated
  • Team Player


Qualities Required

  • Ability to ask questions
  • Strong communicator
  • Excellent attention to detail


Qualifications Required

  • 5 GCSEs grade C/4 and above, including maths and English



Training Provided

  • Accounts and Finance Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills maths Level 1 (if required)
  • Functional Skills English Level 1 (if required)
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