AAT Apprentice Finance Assistant

  • Oasis Community Learning
  • Oldham
  • £0.00 per hour

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 Oasis Community Learning and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 2 qualification.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    162920
  • Wages
    Competitive
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    09/12/2021
  • Start Date
    01/08/2022

  • Location
    Oldham
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Oasis Community Learning

Description

The post involves working within the Midlands finance team, ensuring that transactions are processed in an accurate and timely manner and in accordance with Oasis financial policies.

Areas of responsibility will include:

  • Purchase ledger
  • Sales ledger
  • Bank account
  • Other balance sheet accounts e.g. prepayments/accruals
  • Payroll related processing/reconciliations
  • Nominal adjustments & journal posting.


Please note - Salary is National Minimum Wage and will increase in accordance with government guidelines.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 162920)

  • Self-motivated and committed to self-development
  • Good and accurate numeracy skills
  • Good and accurate written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to report & present information effectively
  • Good organisational skills, ability to use own initiative and pay close attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Word & Excel
  • Ability to prioritise workload and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Calm and adaptable with an ability to work within a flexible and busy environment

  • Appropriate academic qualifications to at least GCSE Level (or equivalent ) or ability to demonstrate literacy and numerical competency through proven experience

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’


  • Honest and trustworthy and a good team player
  • Supports the Academy’s aims
  • Have a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • Willingness to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced CRB checks.
  • Motivation to work with children and young people

There will be opportunity for permanent employment after the completion of the apprenticeship programme in the capacity of Finance Assistant and future progression within the Midlands Finance team initially to Finance Officer post but also beyond.

Benefits Include:

  • Holiday – 25 paid annual leave days initially rising after 2 years of continuous service.
  • Pension – enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Parking at our offices is on the road but the premises are easily accessible by bus or train.

Salary:

Depending on age

1st year - 16-17yrs £8658

1st year – 18yrs+ £9,620


2nd year – 16-17yrs £8658

2nd year – 18yrs £9620

2nd year – 19-20 yrs £12,410

2nd year -21-24yrs £15,777

2nd year – 25yrs+ £16,777


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