Admin/Accounts Assistant Apprentice with IQ Financial Accountants

17 May 2024

What’s the JOB?

Admin/Accounts Assistant Apprentice

WHO is it with?

IQ Financial Accountants


115 Fencepiece Road, Ilford, Essex, IG6 2LD

WHAT does it pay?

£6.40 per hour (30 hours)

WHAT are the HOURS?

Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm.

Friday 10am to 1pm.

WHAT Qualification will I GAIN?

Level 2 AAT

How LONG will it TAKE me?

15 months

HOW does the Apprenticeship work?

·         1-2-1 Coaching (via teams) with a Dedicated Skills Coach and sessions with a Dedicated AAT Tutor.

·         Interactive online Enhanced Classrooms with BPP.

·         6 hours of your working week spent on apprenticeship work e.g., assignments, independent study, training & development activities.

·         The Level 2 AAT also includes a Mandatory Qualification ‘Certificate in Accounting.’ This is delivered and studied on a modular basis.

o   Once you complete each module, you sit an exam (online).

·         With CT Skills, you’ll get lots of 1-2-1 support from application until the completion of your apprenticeship!

So, WHO are IQ Financial Accountants?

We work closely with our clients and act for a broad range of business and personal clients.

Apart from the more general accountancy services we also assist companies with business development and specialist tax services.

Our philosophy is always to do our utmost to…

·         Provide friendly, courteous, and efficient service.

·         Always exceed expectations.

·         Listen to what clients are saying.

·         Communicate quickly and fully.

·         Be honest, truthful, and upfront at all times.

·         Provide pro-active business advice wherever possible.

For more information, visit https://iqfinancialaccountants.co.uk/

WHAT’S in it for ME?

This is an amazing opportunity for you to start from the bottom and learn the skills to run an accounts team! This position will allow you to join a small, friendly team and develop your knowledge and skills of the accounting sector.

Plus, you’ll get:

·         20 days plus 8 days bank holiday.

·         Pension after completing probation.

·         Early finish on a Friday at 1pm.

DAY to DAY, you will be involved in….

·         Filing

·         Ensuring payments, amounts and records are correct.

·         Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals

·         Bookkeeping

·         Recording and filing cash transactions

·         Invoice processing

·         Bank reconciliation

·         Payroll

·         General admin duties

WHAT Skills do I NEED?

Apprenticeships are very demanding; you’re working towards a qualification whilst working full time! You’ll need to be committed and motivated as there is lots of self-guided work involved. PLUS, you need GOOD ….

·         Attention to detail

·         Problem solving

·         Numeracy

·         Communication

·         IT Skills

·         Initiative


·         GCSE or equivalent English and Maths grade 5/B or above

·         UK Residency (MUST have lived in the UK for 3 years+)

·         Some office/admin experience (Desired)

What AFTER the Apprenticeship?

You could progress into ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­a Finance Assistant (with an increase in salary!) or consider other options, just take a look;  https://www.ctskills.co.uk/apprenticeship-courses/accountancy/

INTERESTED? Before you apply, ASK yourself?

·         Are you happy with the role, company, and qualification?

·         Can you commit to the timeframe?

·         Do you meet the eligibility criteria? (GCSE Maths & English 4 or above & UK Residency)

·         Can you start immediately, or do you have other commitments such as education or work?

·         Is your CV up to date and relevant? If not, use this: https://www.ctskills.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Candidate-CV-Advice-Template-1.docx

What NEXT?

·         If successful, you’ll receive a phone call from our Recruitment Team

·         NEXT, you’ll be asked to write a supporting statement (this will be added to your CV)

·         You’ll complete an English and Maths assessment

Some office/admin experience
Work Level
Level 2
Employment Type
Full Time
£6.40 per hour
IQ Financial Accountants
Apprenticeship Course
AAT Level 2
15 months
CT Skills
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