An Accounts or finance assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a business. The Accounts or finance assistant is responsible for assisting the team of accountants with junior accounting duties. These can vary massively depending on the team structure and size of business. An Accounts or finance assistant’s work could include basic bookkeeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers, running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct, recording of cash and data entry.
Accounts or finance assistant can work in almost any sector. Potential employers include corporate businesses, sole traders, partnerships, Public sector, not-for-profit organisations and educational institutions.
Accounts or finance assistant may work in-house for an organisation or they might work for an accountancy firm, bookkeeping practice, Shared Service provider, self-employed or on behalf of several different clients.
Become an Accounts and Finance Assistant with this apprenticeship role. You can become qualified in 18 months. Contact us now find out more.
As a qualified Level Accounts or Finance Assistant:
The Level 2 Accounts or Finance Assistant is comprised of 13 months of training followed by up to one month for assessment.
Our instructor led learning approach gives the learner the best of both worlds – instructor led training and Coaching, combined with, working with an employer and dispensing the skills coached on.
The leaner keeps the same apprenticeship trainer throughout the apprenticeship, who delivers all training sessions and sets and marks all workplace based projects.
Your employees are supported by a dedicated progress co-ordinator every step of the way. Regular review meetings every four weeks ensure we’re able to keep your employees on track and spot any potential issues before they arise.
Each programme has a standard set of competencies – Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours – that are focused on throughout the programme.
The Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours are evaluated through the End-Point Assessment (EPA), which is completed in the last month of the apprenticeship. The EPA is conducted by an external assessor and will include the following elements that need to be completed in order to finish the apprenticeship.