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Finance Higher Apprentice

Bourne Prepared Produce, Spalding Road, Bourne, PE10 0AT
£17,500.00 annually
Closing date
2 Apr 2023

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What will the apprentice be doing?

If you have a passion for numbers and want to understand how our finance teams help us to be the worlds leading fresh food manufacturer, alongside gaining an internationally recognised qualification then this is the place for you.
  • You will learn how to enter accounting transactions, perform a reconciliation, correct errors and produce a range of reports using a computerised accounting system.
  • You will learn the basic elements of double entry bookkeeping and understand what is required to draft final accounts.
  • You will gain an understanding of basic tax principles in order to apply current regulations to calculate VAT and submit a VAT return.
  • You will have responsibility for creating and/or verifying and reviewing accurate and timely financial information to meet relevant ethical, professional, and legal standards.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • You can expect to attain the Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
  • At the end of your programme, if you have successfully completed your apprenticeship and achieved the performance targets the we have set for you, you are guaranteed a permanent role with us.
  • Future career aspirations could be Assistant Financial Accountant, Assistant Management Accountant, Business Tax Assistant, Senior Financial Officer to name a few.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and maths + three others (Grade Grade A* - C or 9 - 5) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subject: 3 A Levels (Grade A* - C) Essential

Things to consider

You may undertake the Level 4 Professional Accounting Technician standard as an alternative qualification to the Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship, dependent upon which area of the business you will be working in.

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