Accounts Apprentice

Accounts Apprentice 

About the Role

This apprenticeship is an exciting opportunity to take the first step in your Accounts career, allowing you to study for an academic qualification while working and learning alongside friendly and experienced professionals.

You will be assisting the finance team with all aspects of financial administration and business controls, whilst developing and learning from the team.


In this role, you will be doing a variety of tasks each day, including:

  • General administrative duties, including ad-hoc tasks/reports
  • Supporting colleagues and working effectively as a team
  • Purchase ledger transaction entry, reconciliation and dealing with queries
  • Subcontract ledger transaction entry, reconciliation and dealing with queries
  • Maintain central repository of suppliers and sub-contractors information
  • Entering sales completion statements and ensuring funds received
  • Sales ledger transaction entry, reconciliation and chasing debts
  • Adhoc and weekly non-supplier payment runs
  • General ledger reconciliation and processing month end journals
  • Reconciling asset acquisitions and disposals
  • Process utility bills for plots, sites and head office
  • Petty cash and credit card reconciliation and posting to general ledger
  • Maintaining budgets and updating reports
  • Maintaining documentation of insurance, supplier contracts and standing orders
  • Maintaining constructive working relationships with internal and external customers, ensuring that the Finance department’s obligations to them are met, representing the company in a professional manner and promoting the company’s name and image
  • Working within the established financial controls and procedures


This is an 18-month apprenticeship, ideally suited for individuals who want to begin a successful and rewarding career in Finance.


Who we are looking for

We are looking for a highly motivated professional, who is keen to learn and explore a career in Finance. We are looking for applicants who are:

  • Confident using computers
  • Have a good level of arithmetic
  • Confident in using the telephone
  • Organised
  • Able to work on their own initiative
  • Willing to learn and assist where needed
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Be willing to work flexibly, undertake training, and perform additional duties to meet the demands of the role


What you’ll get in return

  • £8,385 in year 1 – national minimum wage thereafter, which is dependent on your age
  • AAT Level 2 – 18 month fixed term apprenticeship
  • Private Healthcare for yourself and family
  • Life Assurance X3
  • 6% employer pension contributions
  • Medicash health cashback scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays, additional holidays awarded for length of service
  • Cycle to Work Scheme up to the value of £3,500
  • Early Friday finishes
  • Discount on purchase of a Cavanna Home


About us

Cavanna Homes is a family owned business established in the 1923. Our aim is to become the most admired regional house builder in the Southwest. We strive to achieve this through our product design, innovation and build quality whilst maintaining the trust and respect of our customers and the local communities around our developments. We aim to be a company whose employees, shareholders, customers, business partners and the community can be proud to be associated with.

At Cavanna, everyone lives by ‘The Cavanna Way’. This is our set of values that defines who we are as a team and how we behave – ‘Customer Focused’, ‘Integrity’, ‘Socially Engaged’, ‘Reputable’, ‘Successful’ and ‘Safe’. If you believe these values match your own, then we’d love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your CV to [email protected] – please note Cavanna Homes prides itself on recruiting directly, CVs received through agencies will not be considered.

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Between now and 31st March 2021, homebuyers completing on their new home won’t have to pay Stamp Duty up to the value of £500,000! This means you could save up to £15,000 when buying a new home.

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