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Job Title : Apprentice Accounts Assistant
Employer : Heathpatch Limited
Location : Ipswich, IP7 6RA
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Business, Administration, Finance and Law
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01706
Vacancy Short Description : An excellent opportunity to train in accountancy in a small but very busy office which is the HQ for a range of businesses including agriculture , recycling, manufacturing and hospitality.


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades 9- 4 for an Advanced Apprenticeship and 9-3 for an Intermediate. Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.
PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Ipswich or Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.
Vacancy Full Description : Working to support the Directors, accounts team and subsidiary companies you will be handling the inputting and payment of purchase invoices, sales invoicing and posting receipts. Posting journals, reconciling accounts. Answering the phone. Booking accommodation, flights, setting up meetings, preparing presentations and carry out other duties as they arise.
The Company would support ongoing studies such as AAT making this an excellent opportunities for advancement for an enthusiastic, self-motivated applicant.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Monday to Friday 8:30 to 12:30 and 1:30 to 5:50 (unless attending college)
Salary : £ 175.00 (Weekly)
Application Deadline Date : 12/03/2021
Possible Start Date : 12/04/2021
Personal Qualities : A team player with a positive attitude who is trustworthy, methodical and dependable. A self motived individual looking to increase their knowledge base and engage with all areas of the business.
Skills Required : Applicants need to be numerate and accurate and have a good understanding of Excel spreadsheets. Good organisational skills along with strong grades in maths and English GCSEs.
Future Prospects : Potential to progress into a full time position for the right candidate
Training to be Provided : AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting level 2
An Accounts/Finance Assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within the business. This would include basic bookkeeping duties, working with sales and ledger, running calculations, to ensure that records and payments are correct. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.
Other Information : The office is quiet and in a remote rural location, you will be working in a small team. The role will involve long periods or working on a computer. in addition to assisting and training in accountancy you will be asked to complete general administrative tasks and support the work of all members of the team. You may, occasionally, be asked to work at our other offices in Suffolk should the need arise.
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