Accounts Assistant Apprentice (VAC1000151724)

Posted 8 months ago

Brief Overview of the Role

An excellent opportunity has become available for an Apprentice Accounts Assistant to work within AF Blakemore. Helping and assisting the finance team. Training will cover all aspects of finance in line with the company’s standard operating procedures.

Duties to Include

The apprentice will play an important team role in the day to day planning, organisation and smooth running of the department.

  • Maintenance of weekly and monthly files
  • Ensuring all paperwork is received promptly from clients
  • Use bespoke software
  • Filing of weekly paperwork
  • Reconciliation of statements

Desired Skills & Personal Qualities

  • Administrative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Customer care skills
  • IT skills
  • Number skills
  • Team working

Desired Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Working Hours and Wage

Monday – Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Total hours per week: 35.0

Future Prospects

For the right candidate there will be the opportunity of a full-time permanent position with the organisation, with the prospect of progression onto higher accounting qualifications.

Things to Consider

How will you travel to work?

About the Company:

A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is one of the largest and most forward-thinking family-owned businesses in the UK. It began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store and has grown from these humble beginnings into a company that employs more than 7,000 people and has a turnover of circa £1.2 billion. Food and drink have always been the lifeblood of A.F. Blakemore, and today the business has divisions spanning across the retail and wholesale distribution sectors. A.F. Blakemore owns 263 SPAR stores across England and Wales and is the largest SPAR wholesaler in the UK.

Job Features

Job CategoryFinance
Job IndustryFinance
Salary/Rate:£8,754.20 per annum
Contract Length:18 Months
Start Date:08 May 2023
Job Reference:VAC1000151724
Apprenticeship Standard:Level 2
Training Provider:PTP Training Limited

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