Finance and accounting apprentice

Job Title: Finance and accounting apprentice
Contract Type: School Leavers
Location: Halifax
Salary: 11000 - 11000
Reference: APP2019
Contact Name: Nigel Barker
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 24, 2019 18:02

Job Description


Finance and accounting apprentice



An exciting career opportunity to join a fast growing company in Halifax as an AAT Apprentice Accountant. We are looking to take on a recent school leaver who is interested in a career in Accountancy but who does not wish to go off to University. We would be offering a valuable insight for anyone wanting to pursue a career in accounting and finance through a varied job role and at the same time support them towards AAT Professional Qualification (up to level 4). The apprentice program would initially be for a 2 year term and after that time there may be an opportunity for the right candidate to extend their apprenticeship with us and continue their studies and working towards a professional (ACA) qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales


Company name

Project FF&E Limited


Nature of business

Supply and install of fitted furniture and equipment into student accommodation and private rental sector



Halifax, West Yorkshire



Dalton House

17 Harrison Road




Contact name

Julie Davies


Contact telephone

01422 322662






Job description

  • Processing transactions (eg timesheets, sub-contractor costs, payments etc) onto Sage 200 job costing system to ensure contract costing info is kept up to date
  • Producing job costing information and analysis for Contracts Managers
  • Recording staff expenses and credit card transactions and reconcile to statements
  • Assist purchase ledger function with logging, scanning and processing of invoices
  • Assisting other members of finance team across their own roles as required
  • Ad hoc analysis and reports as required by finance director and finance manager
  • Intrastat reporting and HMRC returns
  • Archiving and filing as required on occasions
  • Stock recording and reconciling
  • There could be an opportunity to do some work in other parts of the business  


Hours of work

8:30-5:30 with an hour break for lunch (5 days per week)


Starting salary

£11,000 per annum



20 plus 8 public holidays


Start date

Up to 1 September 2019


Study support

AAT up to level 4


Prospects for progression

Strong potential to develop further


A level grades (achieved or predicted) minimum BCC or equivalent (preferably to include maths)


GCSE – must include Maths min grade B (or equivalent)


Personal qualities

Confident and respectful communicator. Keen desire to learn and develop. Good sense of humour. Experience of Microsoft Office (excel & word) would be an advantage.


How to apply

Please send a brief CV and covering note (letter or e-mail) setting out why this role is of interest to you. Please state what your successes and highlights have been during your education. Include details of any work experience to date and also state what interests and hobbies you have outside of education/work.