AAT Finance Apprentice.

Sweetdreams LTD Newcastle

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 Sweetdreams Ltd and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the 2 qualification.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Accountancy

  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £5.50 p/h
  • Hours
    35.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Sweetdreams LTD

Description of Opportunity

These duties will be handed over gradually as you progress through the apprenticeship, but by the end of Level 4 you should expect to be doing:

· Sales ledger management – ensuring all new customers are credit checked and insured, chasing late payments, resolving invoice queries

· Purchase ledger management – processing invoices, reconciling statements, adding planned payment dates to invoices, and advising suppliers when their invoices will be paid

· Ad-hoc office duties such as answering the phone, filing, greeting visitors, ordering stationery

· Daily bank reconciliations and cash flow management

· Monthly accounts preparation – accruals, prepayments, balance sheet reconciliations, and maintaining our fixed asset register

· Ensuring

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 151242)

  • Computer literate with intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail


  • Grades 9 – 5 including Maths and English

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’.

  • Hardworking
  • Friendly
  • Driven/Motivated – wants to succeed
  • High standards of work
  • Confident communicating with people both internal and external to the business

Progression to Finance Manager role on successful completion of Level 4

Benefits Include: 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, 5 days shutdown at Christmas and Easter Casual dress, free chocolate! Please note, initial salary is £5.50ph moving to £6ph after a 6 month probation, salary will increase after every level completed

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If you are keen to get started in a career in accountancy, data, finance or IT, we can assure you that Kaplan’s Apprenticeship programmes will be a great choice.

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