17 May 2024

What’s the JOB?

Finance Apprentice

WHO is it with?



55 Hastings Road, Leicester, LE5 0BT

WHAT does it pay?

£6.75 per hour (35 hours)

WHAT are the HOURS?

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm

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 WBYS Ltd?

WBYS Limited is a leading independent retailer of footwear, operating seven websites and retailing its merchandise worldwide. Representing over 100 global brands, including Skechers, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, GANT, FitFlop, and Polo Ralph Lauren, among many others, WBYS Limited offers a diverse and stylish range of footwear. Renowned for their commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, they provide exceptional products that blend comfort with fashion, making it a trusted destination for footwear enthusiasts seeking both everyday essentials and the latest trends.

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

WHAT’S in it for ME?

You will be joining a supportive and inclusive culture that values individuality and encourages teamwork. The working environment is vibrant and dynamic, reflecting our commitment to creativity and innovation. Employees are empowered to share their ideas and contribute to the company’s growth, fostering a sense of ownership and pride.

Plus, you’ll get:

·         Free car parking

·         Pension after probation

·         Diverse brand exposure

·         Innovative work environment

·         Career growth opportunities

·         30% off RRP immediately from hire date

·         Ad hoc dinner or lunch for team members

DAY to DAY, you will….

·         Upload supplier invoices on to software.

·         Reconcile and check received stocks vs the purchase order.

·         Check pricing is correct from the supplier.

·         Cross reference payment receipts to sales orders.

·         Match banking transactions to bills/payments.

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 ….

·         Communication

·         Problem Solving

·         Numeracy

·         Attention to detail


·         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

Job Benefits

Free car parking
Pension after probation
Diverse brand exposure
30% off RRP
Work Level
Level 2
Employment Type
Full Time
£6.75 per hour
Apprenticeship Course
AAT Level 2
15 months
CT Skills
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