Job Summary
  • Salary
    £127.50 (per week)
  • Location
    Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Sector
    Accounting Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    15th November 2016
  • Employer Name
    The Good Food & Gift Company Limited
  • Distance from acadmey
  • Address
    High Street, Lavendon MK46 4HA, United Kingdom

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well-established and reputable family run online food & gift business based in Lavendon. This role is perfect for someone looking to start their career in accounts within a supportive team.

This role gives the opportunity for a self-motivated person to start on the road to a career in the accounts providing full support towards exams and on the job training.


1)      Match purchase invoices to delivery notes,  time sheets etc.

2)      Post purchase invoices and update cash flow.

3)      Reconcile creditors accounts to suppliers statements

4)      Update Sage accounts software with cash payments and receipts from the bank statements.

5)       Perform bank reconciliations on Sage.

6)      Check and respond to accounts e mails as necessary

7)      Take phone calls to the accounts department as necessary.

8)      Process refunds and vouchers issued to customers.

9)      Update stock software with goods received.

10)   Match goods received to suppliers invoices.

11)   Create and maintain spreadsheets for accounts analysis as required.

12)   Reconcile customer accounts as required.

13)   Raise sales invoices.

14)   Post journals to Sage as required.

15)   Help with running payroll as necessary.

16)   Credit control- chasing trade debtors if necessary.

17)   In busy periods help with any other jobs as may be required in a small trading company. For example assisting in the warehouse, stock taking, taking customer’s phone orders or dealing with customer queries.

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm 37.5 hrs pw


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

Computer literate

Personal Qualities

positive attitude/motivated/enthusiastic

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right candidate to continue onto their level 4 AAT and complete training provided along with excellent progression to further career.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 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)