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Accounting Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship
  • West Midlands
  • WS13 8HQ

Website Aqua Direct

Job Title: Accounting Apprentice

Apprenticeship Qualification: AAT Level 2

WHO is it with? Aqua Direct



Elmhurst Spring,

Lichfield Road,



WS13 8HQ

Working Hours: 9am – 5pm


We don’t have set times on when a worker is in the office, it can be suit them, i.e. 8-4/ 7:30am-3:30pm/ 9am-5pm. And it will be 5 days a week.

Weekly Hours: 37.5
Hourly Rate: £4.81

About The Employer:

South Staffs Water supplies high quality drinking water to approximately 1.3m people, and approximately 35,000 commercial customers, over 1,500 square km in the West Midlands, South Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, North Warwickshire and North Worcestershire areas.

The Company consistently achieves its twin objectives of delivering high levels of customer service and low charges.

Household customers have some of the lowest bills in England and Wales, while benefiting from the highest levels of customer service, as measured by our regulator Ofwat.

We’re committed to delivering some of the highest quality water in the UK – every time you turn on your tap.

About the Role:

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a full time Apprentice to join our Aqua Direct team on a permanent basis on a Level 2, Accountancy 2-year Apprenticeship with the opportunity to progress to Level 3.  Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be provided with ongoing, on the job training to become responsible for supporting the Accounts team with all necessary activities.

And Day to Day? …. You will be Responsible for:

  • Working with the Aqua Direct operational team recording and processing post-delivery paperwork to prepare outward invoicing and reporting
  • Working with Operations and accounts to set and monitor financial budgets
  • Working with operational teams on processing Invoice payables and recording expenditures
  • Working with Aqua Direct operational teams and South Staffs Water accounts to ensure accurate and precise data recording on all end of month and financial year reporting

About what about YOU?… You will need to HAVE:

A minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9-4 is desired but not essential, support will be given to those who require the standard grades for completion of an apprenticeship.  All experiences and ages will be considered for this position.

And BE:

The successful candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to work proactively on their own and collaboratively within a team.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • GCSE – English and Maths (Grade C or above)

And the Long-Term Opportunities?

As with any apprenticeship opportunity – if you prove yourself to be a valuable member of the team there is a strong chance of a permanent post within the business.

Company Benefits:

As an employee of South Staffs Water you will have access to a range of benefits. For further details, please visit the Careers section of our website www.south-staffs-water.co.uk.

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