AAT Finance Apprentice

  • Trinity Multi Academy Trust
  • Wakefield
  • £4.81 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 Trinity Academy Cathedral and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 2 qualification.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    188111
  • Wages
    £4.81 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    20/05/2022
  • Start Date
    08/08/2022

  • Location
    Wakefield
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Trinity Multi Academy Trust

Description

  • Work as part of the finance team to ensure that a quality finance service is provided
  • Answer the telephone, deal with emails and enquiries, ensuring that confidentiality is maintained at all times and ensuring that safety and security is maintained
  • Deal with accounting duties, such as purchase orders, processing PL invoices, chasing monies/invoices, SL invoice processing and any ad hoc finance duties
  • Deal with enquiries from suppliers, customers and staff, taking messages and ensuring that everything is communicated or dealt with in a timely manner
  • To support the Assistant Finance Manager in the financial planning of the Academy
  • Assist with monthly procedures, including filing
  • Assist with general duties within the Finance team
  • To attend team meetings and staff meetings and maintain confidentiality inside and outside the workplace
  • All staff are expected to demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school.
  • Treat all students with dignity, observe proper boundaries and understand that every adult in the academy has a responsibility to safeguard children and young people.
  • To continue personal professional development as required
  • Attend staff and other meetings and participate in staff training and development events as required
  • To actively engage in the performance review process
  • All support staff may be used to perform appropriate duties as and when required by the academy, commensurate with the salary grade of that post if it is higher than the employee's current salary
  • To work in the best interests of the academy trust, students, parents and staff
  • To adhere to the academy's policies and procedures with particular reference to Child Protection, Equal Opportunities, Teaching and Learning and Health and Safety
  • To work flexibly, including some evening work, and to travel, as required, to meet the needs of the role
  • To work at locations across the academy trust, as required.
  • Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.
  • Employees will be expected to comply with any reasonable request from a manager to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

This job description is current at the date shown, but, in consultation with you, may be changed by the Principal to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the grade and job title.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 188111)

  • Knowledge of office skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel
  • IT skills
  • work as an effective team member and apply given instructions
  • Able to apply written and verbal instructions to equipment
  • Able to accurately input information onto databases
  • Able to prioritise work and to manage work to meet tight deadlines
  • Able to work in a school environment, around children and young people

  • Maths GCSE (or equivalent) at C or better

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’


  • An excellent record of attendance and punctuality
  • Prioritise and manage own time effectively
  • Willingness to develop own understanding through advice and training
  • Think clearly in emergency situations
  • Reliability, integrity and stamina respect confidentiality
  • High personal standards and able to provide a role model for students and staff
  • Seek support and advice where necessary
  • To be discussed upon completion of the apprenticeship

Benefits include:

  • 26 days holiday and statutory days

Salary:

  • National apprenticeship wage £4.81

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