AAT Accounts Assistant Apprentice

  • Acumen Waste Services Ltd
  • Knottingly, Wakefield
  • £10000 per annum

Start your career today with a level 3 apprenticeship with Acumen Waste Services and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 3 qualification.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £10,000 p/a
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Acumen Waste Services Ltd


  • Maintaining the Sales Ledger / Purchase Ledger inbox
  • Incoming and outgoing post
  • Answering phone calls and dealing with queries
  • Posting invoices / payments to PL/SL accounts and allocate as required
  • Manage customer / Supplier statements
  • Respond promptly and completely to both internal and external queries
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone and email and diarise follow up actions
  • Undertake account reconciliations as required
  • Remittance checking and reconciliation before payments received
  • New customer / supplier set up on Exchequer and Big Change systems when the correct authorisation process has been met
  • Maintain accurate records of all activity
  • Provide cover for other accounting functions as requested
  • Production of invoicing across all divisions of the business
  • Providing ad hoc reporting as required
  • Providing administrative support to the FC
  • Development into bank reconciliations
  • Development into management accounts, accruals, prepayments
  • Training and development in line with progress at college
  • Qualify for AAT and then CIMA
  • Other duties as delegated by management
  • Manage the admin tasks of the finance team
  • Any other finance team requirements

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 184315)

  • Communication
  • Maths
  • English
  • Excel
  • Email

  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE English
  • Other strong grades
  • A Levels desirable

You’ll learn complex accounting techniques, and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants. This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting.

The area you will cover include:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping

  • Final Accounts Preparation

  • Management Accounting: Costing

  • Indirect Tax

  • Advanced Synoptic Assessment

  • Passion
  • Determination
  • Resilience
  • Communication
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Ability to Work Autonomously

  • Develop into Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Reconciliations, Management Accounts
  • Take on CIMA qualification

Benefits Include:

  • 20 Days holiday, increases to 25 at 1 day per year.
  • 5% Company pension 3% Employee contribution.
  • Health plan
  • Race days, Christmas party etc

Salary Range:

Without experience - £10,000 - £12,000

With experience - £13,000 - £15,000

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