Job Summary
  • Salary
    £206.25 (per week)
  • Location
    Milton Keynes, Hertfordshire
  • Sector
    Accounting Level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    8th November 2017
  • Employer Name
    Ashe Construction Ltd
  • Distance from academy
  • Address
    Cooks Way, Hitchin SG4 0JE, United Kingdom

Employer Description

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well-established and reputable construction company. From our offices based in Hertfordshire and Leicestershire they serve a great diversity of markets and industries with schemes which require new construction, internal and external refurbishment, alterations and fit outs. They are recruiting for a lik

The aim of the apprentice role is to train in all areas of the finance department to compliment college work, giving a good understanding of an accounts department within a SME. This role has the potential to progress through the AAT levels and beyond for the right candidate. A wide variety of tasks are covered, as set out below

Primary responsibilities
• To attend college/training provider as and when required
• Efficient use of systems including: Outlook, Excel and Work (training will be provided)

Assisting with the day to day processing of the following: –

Sub-Contractor Ledger
To learn the processes of the sub-contractor ledger.

Cash Book
To print off daily the bank statements, enter payments and receipts as necessary onto the accounts program and reconcile.
Update the bank graphs daily.

Responsible for collecting the employee’s expenses and updating the business mileage, fuel, time allocation, VAT scale charge spreadsheets and posting journals as necessary – in time for the monthly payroll.

Secondary responsibilities
Purchase Ledger
To learn the processes of the purchase ledger.

Sales Ledger
To learn the invoicing procedures.

To assist with the administration involved including general finance admin.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

  1. Computer literate
  2. Effective Customer Service
  3. Team Leader

Personal Qualities

  1. Positive attitude
  2. Motivated
  3. Enthusiastic

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right candidate, progression to Level 4

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location
    Milton Keynes


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Accountancy Academy in Milton Keynes on a day release basis, the remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

You will work to achieve the highly recognised AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualification and receive MAAT (Member of Association of Accounting Technicians) status.

You will be learning about all aspects of Accounting and learning new skills related to how businesses work. On the Apprenticeship there will be a good mixture of hands-on practical work and written work.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)