Finance and Accountancy Apprenticeships

Finance & Accountancy Apprenticeships (Advanced to Higher)

Recruitment for our September apprentice intake opens from January - March

To join (qualifications)

Five GCSEs (or academic equivalents) at Grade C/Level 4 or above, which must include:

  • Maths and English

Two A-Levels (or academic equivalents), at least one of the following is preferable but not essential:

  • Maths
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics

Candidates with an AAT Level 3 qualification will also be considered and, if successful, would progress onto our Higher Apprenticeship to complete an AAT Level 4 qualification.

NOTE: You can apply with predicted grades. If you’re successful at the interview stage, the job offer will be conditional on you achieving the required grades before September.

What to expect

Our Finance and Accountancy apprenticeships are typically 12 to 18 month schemes dependant on level. You will attend college for 1 day per week to learn the fundamentals of this specialism whilst the remainder of your time will be spent at our Peterborough site working alongside our Finance and Accountancy specialist. Throughout your apprenticeship you will be exposed to a variety of experiences to support your development:

  • Receivables
  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting and business support for various departments
  • Inventory and material cost reporting
  • VAT and Tax
  • Audit and internal controls
  • Project work     

Where will it take you?

Following your apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to make your mark in roles such as:

  • Finance Analyst
  • Junior Accountant

In addition, upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you may also be presented with the opportunity to study further professional qualifications within this department, for example: CIMA or ACCA.

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