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  • Wage: Competitive salary 
  • Working week: 4.5 – 7.5hrs/day. Flexible working days and hours available to suit the right candidate. Working days to include Monday. Exact shifts TBC.
  • Total hours per week: 30.00
  • Expected duration: 18 months
  • Possible start date: 10 Aug 2021
  • Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level 2 (GCSE) 
  • Reference number: VAC001737240
  • Positions: 1 available
Begin your career in finance, amongst a welcoming, established, expert accounts team, working to provide luxury holiday properties. 

You will support the Accounts Administrator and Accounts Controller, processing sales ledger and purchase ledger inputting to our accounts software package Xero, liaising with managers on occasion for information, and assisting the Accounts Controller to achieve a happy, smooth-running accounts function for the growing company.
  • Sales ledger inputting (training provided)
  • Purchase ledger inputting (training provided)
  • Distributing invoices using Accounts software Xero and Microsoft Office 365
  • Processing emails and post to the Accounts Office
  • Processing telephone communications to the Accounts Office
  • Occasional filing and shreddingLedger inputting (training provided)
  • Purchase ledger inputting (training provided)
  • Occasional filing and shredding
  • Requirements and prospects
  • Desired skills
  • Able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Knows their way around a desktop computer, though no particular software experience is required
  • Organised
Personal qualities
  • Eye for detail
  • Conscientious and dependable
  • Enjoys ticking off items on a to do list, if left to their own devices for a short time. Quite equally enjoys being part of a small office team
  • Open to or keen on their own continuous professional development
  • Desired qualifications
  • GCSE maths and English grade C/4 or above or equivalents.
Future prospects

There may be the possibility to progress to a Level 3 AAT Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, for the right candidate.

Things to consider:
  • The office is up a single flight of stairs.
  • Training
  • Training provider
  • Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City College Plymouth
  • Level 2 Accounts/Finance Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English is required
This apprenticeship has a typical duration of 18 months. You will receive on the job training and have regular visits from a designated college assessor to observe your progress and competence in the role you are carrying out.

Apprenticeship standardAccounts or finance assistant Level 2 (GCSE)