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Accounting & Finance


Lunwood - Barnsley


Training wage £117 per week

Date Posted


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ITS Training and Apprenticeships

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A vacancy has arisen at Barnsley within a voluntary and community organisation for a trainee Finance Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is career driven and willing to work hard to achieve their professional accountancy qualification (AAT) whilst working full time.

The purpose of this job role is to assist the Head of Finance in maintaining the effective and efficient financial management of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collation of supplier invoices for payment
  • Obtain relevant authorisation and information for data entry on to SAGE accounts
  • Receive and record cash income
  • Release and record cash expenditure
  • Update spreadsheet with petty cash totals held in cash tin
  • Prepare and send cheque receipts to relevant bank accounts
  • Maintain manual filing system
  • Complete AAT level 2
  • Support the staff team with administration tasks
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties commensurate with the post

 Desired skills

  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally with a wide range of people
  • IT skills including word processing and use of excel databases
  • Experience of using the internet and Microsoft packages
  • Experience of dealing with telephone inquiries
  • Understanding of the requirement for confidentiality
  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Knowledge of the data protection act and GDPR 2018 would be advantageous but not essential
  • Experience of accounting systems would be advantageous but not essential  

Personal qualities

  • Punctuality and Reliability
  • Professionalism
  • Hard working
  • Work well as part of a small team

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE's at C or above including Math's and English (or equivalent)
  • A level qualifications or equivalent would be advantageous but not essential


Training to be Provided:

As part of this apprenticeship you will gain your Intermediate Diploma in Accounts Assistant Level 2 which will be delivered entirely at the place of work, both on and off the job by Independent Training Services. The apprenticeship standards also include functional skills qualifications in Maths and English when required.  Training will be provided in all areas required.

Number of vacancies: 1

Training Wage: £117 per week (To be reviewed upon successful completion of probation period)

Weekly Hours: Monday to Friday 09.00 - 15.30 (working hours to be confirmed at interview)

30 Hours a week


Future prospects

Long term career opportunities are available with this employer and excellent progression opportunities to higher level qualifications are available through Independent Training Services.

Apprenticeships are a fantastic way of gaining nationally recognised qualifications and transferable skills with long term career prospects and progression routes. 




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