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£5 per hour

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Longton, ST4 3LY



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Level 2 Accounts / Finance Assistant


The Apprentice will assist the Finance Manager with varying tasks connected to sales ledger and purchase ledger, banking, payroll and financial reporting. They will gain valuable experience learning on the job and as they progress and develop, they will inherit more varied and complex responsibilities to complement their studies.

The Apprentice will complete an Apprenticeship Standard in Finance AAT Level 2 to ensure they attain the relevant skills, knowledge, and behaviours required.
The Apprentice’s Day to day tasks will initially include the following:

  • Data entry into company accounting system (Sage 50)
  • Spreadsheets
  • Opening accounts
  • Matching orders to invoices
  • Analysing and inputting receipts
  • Processing, coding, inputting and paying supplier invoices
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Nominal ledger reconciliations
  • Ad-hoc reporting
  • Archiving filing (general)
  • Assisting in month end reporting
  • Assisting in the year end audit process

English and Maths at Level 4 are essential for this role

Working Week: 30 hours per week - Monday to Thursday

Requirements : Some basic finance knowledge or experience.

The Gingerbread Centre is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS.


The Gingerbread Centre is a charity providing accommodation for homeless families and single pregnant women.


Achieve Training, the largest independent training provider in Staffordshire, provide inspirational training and outstanding apprenticeship delivery. An OFSTED 'GOOD' training provider, with over 30 years experience, Achieve Training support over 2,500 people each year to learn new skills, gain qualifications and progress in their careers.

Important information

Depending on your prior knowledge, skills and experience you may be required to carry out an employment matching period prior to starting your apprenticeship. This will be discussed further with you during the interview stage.

Ensure you have checked you can get travel to the business location? Do you have the required qualifications? and does the rate of pay meet your needs?