AAT Accounts Apprentice - Immediate Start!

  • Howarth Timber & Building Supplies
  • New Holland, North Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire
  • £7.17 per hour

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 3 apprenticeship with Howarth Timber & Building Supplies and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    134027
  • Wages
    £7.17 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    11/06/2021
  • Start Date
    13/06/2022

  • Location
    New Holland, North Lincolnshire
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Howarth Timber & Building Supplies

Description

This is a trainee accountant role, which offers the job holder the opportunity to study towards their level 2 and 3 AAT

Working Day: 8:30AM - 5PM (1 Hour Lunch - Unpaid) Monday - Friday.

Apprenticeship whilst gaining experience and learning a variety of skills across two modern finance teams within the Howarth Timber business and will provide administration and finance support.

Main Duties and responsibilities

  • Studying towards their level 2/3 apprenticeship course in Accountancy
  • Assisting in the receipt, process and payment of Purchase invoices
  • Assisting in Month end Management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting in the preparation and interpretation of key business KPIs and Reports

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 134027)

  • Organisational Skills
  • Communication Skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong IT skills (Including confidence with Microsoft Office packages)
  • Analytical Skills
  • Good level of problem-solving

  • 5 GCSE's A-C (9-4) Including Maths & English
  • 2-3 A-Levels A-C (9-4)

Foundation Certificate - AAT Level 2.

Foundation covers the basic principles of accountancy, and is your starting point if you’ve never studied accountancy before. You’ll learn the basic principles of accountancy, such as double-entry bookkeeping, costing and preparing financial statements, as well as how to use accountancy software.

This level is ideal if you’re new to accountancy and finance, have previously worked in an accounts department, or are looking to change your career into accountancy.

To pass this level, you'll be examined on five units (also known as subjects), of which one includes the synoptic assessment. This tests the knowledge you have gained throughout the level, covering multiple (but not all) units. All assessments are computer-based exams (CBE).

The area you will cover include:

  • Bookkeeping transactions

  • Bookkeeping controls

  • Elements of costing

  • Using accounting software

  • Foundation Synoptic Assessment

The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be a successful Accounts/Finance Assistant, this includes, General Business, Ethical Standards, Communication, Attention to Detail and Professionalism. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment.

The Knowledge areas of the standard will be covered through completion of the AAT qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’


  • Strong desire to pursue a long-term career in accountancy.
  • A confident, enthusiastic, approachable and motivated person.
  • Energetic and flexible team member.
  • Has a proactive and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to build good working relationships

  • Possible opportunity for future progression within the business.

Please Note: The company are willing to put the right candidate straight on to their AAT L3 qualification dependent on experience, aptitude and educational background. Benefits Include: Free parking on site. Limited public transport, New Holland Train Station next to site 31 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays Cycle to work scheme Contributory pension scheme Company sick pay Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line) Colleague Merchant Branch discount

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