AAT Accounts Payable Assistant.

King Edward VII’s Hospital London

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 King Edward VII’s Hospital and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Accountancy

  • GMFJ Reference
    157000
  • Wages
    £6.43 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    29/10/2021
  • Start Date
    29/11/2021

  • Location
    London
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    King Edward VII’s Hospital

Description of Opportunity

Duties will include:

  • Receiving and recording invoices from suppliers onto the financial systems.
  • Matching invoices with their matching purchase orders.
  • Scan invoices/credit notes.
  • Forwarding queries to the Purchase/Store team.
  • Day to day purchase ledger functions including dealing with supplier queries, statement reconciliations, rejects and credit notes.
  • Preparation and posting of supplier payments on a timely basis.
  • Investigating and resolving payment issues.
  • Ad hoc duties as required.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 157000)

  • Basic office skills – emails, Word etc.
  • Familiar with Excel.
  • Ideally some knowledge of accounting packages however, not essential.
GCSE's grades A-C 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’.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills written and oral.
  • Confident in dealing with telephone queries.
  • Interest/ability in learning quickly and staying calm and polite at all times.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually.

King Edward VII’s Hospital are always looking for good candidates and are often able to offer positions in different areas of the finance team.

Benefits include 27 days holiday, Auto enrolment and Free lunch on site.

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