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Finance Assistant Apprentice with BRE Group

Watford, Hertfordshire
£346.13 per week - 37.5 hours
Closing date
8 Sep 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
18-24 months
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Job Details

Duration of Apprenticeship:

18 month

Job Description:

The role will involve working in various posts across the finance team to get a broad experience of the finance function at BRE. The list below is a summary of the areas that may be included in the work of the role. This list is indicative of the roles available, but it may vary during the course of the apprenticeship:


  • Processing cash and reconciling to the bank accounts.
  • Processing sales invoices.
  • Supporting the collection of cash including collecting addition information such as customer purchase order numbers.
  • Processing sales invoices.
  • Processing purchase invoices and reconciling supplier statements to check the amounts due to suppliers are correct.
  • Processing of business expenses and liaising with members of staff to validate the claims and gather additional information as required.
  • Checking the expenses are aligned with policy and HMRC requirements.
  • Undertaking ad hoc analysis of costs and revenue
  • Support of the external audit process
  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts
  • Any other duties as requested.


As the confidence and capability of the apprentice improve with their studies and practical experiences, other tasks may be added to this role for further development.

Our aim is to offer a permanent role and career progression following successful completion of the 3 year apprenticeship programme.

Training Provided:

As an Accountancy Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship at Level 3. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake the AAT Level 3 qualification.

The apprenticeship will be completed at a BPP centre or via the Online Classroom platform, in addition to at the workplace.

Qualification Requirements:

  • 5 GCSE's Grades 4 to 9 including English and at least a 7 in Maths
  • 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications.

Personal Qualities & Skills:

  • Proactive
  • Self-motivated
  • Accuracy/ Attention to detail
  • Positive approach
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good level of understanding of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams
  • Good verbal and written communication skills






About BPP Professional Apprenticeships

BPP is one of the UK’s largest providers of professional apprenticeship training. They work closely with some of the UK’s leading employers including RBS, EY and Starbucks to create unique opportunities for apprentices.

Who Are BPP Professional Apprenticeships?

BPP have been delivering professional qualifications for over 40 years. Training over 80,000 leaners each year, across areas including law, management, accountancy, insurance, banking, nursing, healthcare and more.

What BPP Professional Apprenticeships Offers

BPP's programmes are developed in partnership with employers and respected professionals. Their programmes offer recognised professional qualifications, with a clear pathway from one level to the next – all the way up to chartered status. Regardless of position, almost anyone can get involved. From entry-level talent, to the most senior leaders. Through an apprenticeship you’ll have the opportunity to develop a stronger, wider and deeper skill set. 


Once you’re on your apprenticeship, you will be surrounded by BPP’s experts. Including dedicated Coaches who will support you through your journey, and Tutors who will provide their expertise on your chosen course. BPP’s flexible delivery blends digital learning with a face-to-face approach, and in some cases peer-to-peer learning, to help minimise disruption in your working environment.

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0161 244 6471
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