Job Summary
  • Salary
    £13000 Yearly
  • Location
    Kings Cross , Kings Cross
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    13 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    11th May 2018
  • Employer Name
    Priority One IT Services
  • Distance from academy
    • 2.5 Miles
    • 17 Minutes
  • Address
    Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 0AS, UK

Employer Description

Job Description

Do you want to work for a fast paced, busy and growing business based in the heart of Southwark? A fantastic opportunity has become available for a hard-working individual keen to kick start their career within the finance department.

• Using Xero accounting software. Coding & sending ad-hoc invoices to clients prepared/as requested by Procurement team.
• Preparing recurring billing invoices & sending to clients.
• Invoicing clients for projects when requested as outlined in TeamGantt project management software.
• Entry-level credit control including sending statements to clients, email & phone call follow up of soft-debts (30 days & less). Reporting to Finance Manager & escalating any issues.
• Reconciliation of bank statement in Xero including payments from clients and payments to suppliers.
• Receipting Purchase Orders prepared by Procurement team in WorkflowMax to create Supplier invoice in Xero for payment. Checking with Procurement team to ensure invoices are correct as per what was received. Following up Suppliers for any credit notes as necessary.
• Reconciliation of credit card statement in Xero, liaising with Procurement team for supplier invoices pertaining to procurement purchases.
• Monitoring of Accounts mailbox and entering any payable invoices/responding to client queries.
• General admin duties such as filing, banking cheques

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


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

Desired Skills

  1. Computer literate
  2. Knowledge of account systems
  3. Ability to multi-task

Personal Qualities

  1. Excellent communication skills
  2. Motivated
  3. Desire to succeed

Future Prospects

Permanent opportunity for the right candidate and potential progression onto a higher apprenticeship.

  • Apprenticeship Length
    13 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location
    Kings Cross


The Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). It combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a highly competent accounting professional.

The apprenticeship will include:
• AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping.
• SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts.
• AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016.
• 6 mandatory units including:
 Advanced bookkeeping
 Final accounts preparation
 Management accounting: Costing
 Indirect tax
 Ethics for accountants
 Spreadsheets for accounting
Training and Assessment:
• Throughout the apprenticeship you will be required to attend your local Accountancy Academy for various training sessions.
• Your dedicated Assessor will visit you in the workplace every 8-12 weeks.
• You will be invited to 3aaa Masterclasses presented by industry experts to enrich your learning experience.
• During your apprenticeship programme, there will be 7 examinations throughout:
 x2 L2 Bookkeeping
 x1 L2 Sag
 x4 L3 Diploma

The remainder of your training will be completed within the workplace.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)