Level 2 Accounting Apprenticeship

Published: Monday February 26, 2018



Gloucester Cathedral are looking for an Accounting Apprentice to become a valued member of the Cathedral Finance Team, whilst studying towards the AAT qualification.

This is a Level 2 Accounting Apprenticeship. You will assist in a range of duties relevant to your studies. You will also be set aside time to complete your learning, including one day a week (or equivalent) at college. Additionally, in-house training and support will be given.


Reference: VAC001365670

Closing Date: 13 March 2018


Duties include:

  • Data entry and retrieval using Sage 50 accounting software
  • Assisting with cash counting and banking
  • Assisting with on-line payments and bank reconciliations
  • Managing emails and telephone queries
  • Supporting the rest of the team in a range of tasks including payroll
  • Basic admin inc. photocopying, spreadsheets, filing
  • Providing cover for Reception for lunchtimes, some annual leave and sickness
  • Providing administrative support to the Chief Operating Officer, particularly in relation to the Cathedral’s rental properties.

Skills required: Basic Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel and Word.  Good communication skills

Personal qualities: Personable, honest, conscientious, and with an interest in accounting. It is not necessary to be a Christian to work in this role but candidates should be aware of the religious culture and historic significance of the Cathedral.

Qualifications required: GCSE Maths and English A – C (9 – 4) (or equivalent qualifications)


£5.59 per hour for an annual salary of £10,174

35 hours per week – 9am to 5pm (1 hour lunch break)

This role offers a possible permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship.


Please note, candidates are to apply via the College hereGloucestershire College


About the employer

Gloucester Cathedral is one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe that welcomes almost 500,000 visitors each year, costs over £2m to keep open and has over 450 volunteers to assist with the 2,000 events and services that are held each year. Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith. We are open 365 days a year and are proud that entry into the building is completely free for everyone. http://www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk/



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