Finance Assistant Apprentice

  • Company: BPHA
  • Location: Bedford, MK41 7BJ
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: Between £13,520.00 and £15,600.00 per year
  • Sector: Business, Administration, Finance and Law
  • Ref: VAC-12615
  • Application Deadline Date: 10/08/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Monday to Thursday 9-5 and Friday 9-4.30 (37 hours in total)

Brief Description

Have you thought about a career in Accounting? Do you want to work in a fast pace environment? Do you enjoy maths and problem solving? Apply now!

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will need to have GCSE grades 9-4 (A*- C) in English and maths.
Level 2 AAT qualification is desirable (in order to start on the Level 3 Apprenticeship) but no essential if you are applying for the Level 2.

Personal Qualities

Positive attitude
Resilient and driven to succeed
Flexible and eager to learn
Enthusiastic
A team player
Good initiative


Skills Required

Good Microsoft Excel skills.
Great communication and listening skills.
Analytical and good with numbers is desirable

Future Prospects

Accounts Receivable Assistant or Accounts Payable Assistant role in the bpha Financial Services Team should be available at the end of the apprenticeship.

Vacancy Detail

bpha is a Housing Association who are committed to providing its customers with high quality, value for money services whilst continuing to develop energy efficient, sustainable and affordable housing. They are a leading provider and developer of affordable homes including general needs rent, retirement living, and homes for shared ownership. They also offer additional support services to bpha customers through tenancy sustainment, money advice and specialist supported housing.

Part of the role will include: settlement of utility bills, daily bank postings and reconciliations, review of supplier statements, matching purchase invoices for payment and rejecting invalid invoices.

Staff benefits include 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays, a generous contributory pension scheme, private health care, free life assurance, access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym, discounted gym membership and retail discount scheme

Other Information

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

This apprenticeship has expired