Milton Keynes College

Apprentice Assistant Accountant

Cranfield, Bedford
£10,000 per year
29 Aug 2019
15 Sep 2019
Subject Area
Accounting and Finance
Job Function
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Employer Name: Kidatu

Working Week: Mon - Fri

Duration: 18 Months

Possible Start Date: 23/09/2019

Kidatu based in Cranfield are looking to recruit an Apprentice Assistant Accountant to join their growing team. If you are looking to start your Accountancy career and develop in a professional environment, then this could be the right job for you!

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing, recording and processing data within the company’s financial systems.
  • Creating customer invoices daily, weekly and monthly.
  • Process, and prepare payments.
  • Credit control, chase payment for outstanding invoices.
  • Review employee expenses and make reimbursements.
  • Check financial transactions for accuracy.
  • Pro-actively assisting the finance function in a variety of areas as required.
  • Answering the phones, taking messages and assisting with queries.
  • General administration and housekeeping.
  • Assisting the Business Support Team in various administrative tasks.
  • Booking and conducting conference calls and telephone hearings.


  • Pension – all of Legal mandatory contribution of 8% is paid by the company.
  • Bonuses based on company profits - currently paid in Oct, Nov & April.
  • Billing bonus of £100 per month paid when competent in billing tasks.
  • Overtime paid at time and a half on weekdays and double time weekends.
  • 5.6 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays.
  • Private medical insurance with Vitality Health.
  • £100 towards a fitness tracker which can be linked to Vitality Health.
  • Eyesight tests paid for.
  • £100 towards glasses needed for VDU work.
  • Reimbursement of college expenses and resources.
  • Paid study time.
  • Flexible work patterns.
  • Pay day pizza.

Things to consider:

  • Free parking.
  • Close to bus routes.
  • Safe bike storage.
  • Kitchen area on site to prepare food.
  • Cafeteria on site.

Entry requirements


GCSE English and maths A*-C/4-9 or level 2 equivalents.


Achieved a Level 2 AAT qualification (desirable not essential as will provide foundation skills within this Apprenticeship).

Skills Required

  • Customer services skills.
  • Great telephone manner.
  • Good Excel skills.
  • Confident in working with clients.

Personal Qualities

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Flexible and reliable.
  • Quick learner.
  • Team player.
  • Enthusiastic.

Please apply via the link.