Accounts Apprentice

Vacancy Details

  • Obsidian Healthcare Group

  • Kent

Assistant Accountant
The role:

The Accounts Apprentice will support the day-to-day financial recording of the business and the broader responsibilities of the Accounts department. The candidate should be looking for a career in accounting and have the motivation to learn and progress within the team.

Main tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Keeping accurate financial records by ensuring records are fully maintained and updated with the highest attention to detail
  • Working in conjunction with colleagues to ensure projects are reconciled accurately, and sales invoices raised accordingly
  • Chasing internal paperwork and processing supplier invoices, making payments when necessary
  • Managing Creditor and Debtor accounts
  • Dealing with financial paperwork and filing
  • Issuing and balancing petty cash
  • Assist with monthly reporting requirements
  • Take on more responsibility as the team requires
  • Provide support with management accounting responsibilities
 Behavioural and Technical Competencies

Customer service

  • Understands the expectations of internal and external customers and asks questions to ensure understanding
  • Supports the team in the delivery of exceptional Customer Service

Communicating and influencing

  • Uses appropriate language to communicate professionally with colleagues and customers and is open to feedback, asking questions to learn and improve
  • Discusses openly with the team and is willing to make suggestions. Learns from errors and adapts style as a result

 Planning, organising and driving results

  • Recognises the importance of effective planning and organisation and is fully aware of personal priorities and deadlines
  • Adheres to internal processes to ensure efficient and effective delivery

 Teamwork and inspiring others

  • Appreciates the importance of teamwork to achieve personal, team and Company goals
  • Demonstrates a willingness to get involved and support wherever possible
 Candidate Requirements:


  • Strong academic background


  • Experience in a similar role, advantageous but not essential
  • Experience of using Sage Line 50, advantageous but not essential
  • Experience in using excel, advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good level of mathematics, comfortable with calculations and percentages

Wolfelands High Street, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1RQ