Apprentice Finance Assistant – Twickenham

What we’ll give:


SALARY: 22,000 per year

LOCATION: Keith Prowse / Levy Restaurants – Webb Ellis House, Twickenham TW1 1DS

REPORTING TO: Finance Business Partner

HOURS/WORKING PATTERN: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days – 09:00-17:30 Monday to Friday

DURATION: Minimum 18 months

Do you have a real passion for working in Finance? Would you like to have a varied role that enables you to develop your financial and numeracy skills? Would you like to earn whilst you learn?

Well now is the time, as we have a very exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Finance Assistant to join our finance team at Compass Group UK&I Ltd, Levy Sport – Keith Prowse.

You do not need to have any experience as full training will be provided as part of the Apprenticeship. This is ideal for a school leaver or someone wanting a career change. Apprenticeships are for everyone regardless of age!

Over an 18-month period you will be trained to become a fully qualified Apprentice Accounts Assistant.

More about the role:


An apprenticeship is a funded programme where an individual learns new skills, knowledge and behaviours in a chosen sector. An apprenticeship will enable you to work and earn a wage whilst developing and gaining new skills as an employee.

Alongside your day to day duties, you will complete the Assistant Accountant Level 3 Apprenticeship. The primary role of the accounts/finance assistant is to complete daily financial and accounts-based tasks and to support the line manager and other team colleagues. You will be supported through this qualification by your Development Coach who will visit you at your place of work every 6 to 10 weeks. You are not expected to complete any of your apprenticeship work outside of your normal working hours and will be given set time each week to complete your work.

Who you are:

  • High numeric and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically
  • Ability to take on a broad spectrum of work under pressure and to deliver in agreed timescales
  • Self-motivated and ability to adapt to an ever changing environment
  • Flexibility to travel for event support
  • Works well within a team and independently
  • Microsoft Excel intermediate/advanced
  • Pro-active approach
  • Self-motivated with an ability to effectively plan and organise own work
  • In addition to any previous experience, have a willingness to learn new procedures or ways of working in line with company procedures

    What you’ll be doing:

    Based at Keith Prowse, Twickenham within the Finance Team of Compass Group UK&I Ltd – Levy Sector, the role will be to provide financial support to the Finance Team. Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Credit Control
  • Accounts Payable in liaison with Infosys, Parklands
  • Credit card reconciliations
  • Ad-hoc financial reporting
  • Financial analysis as requested
  • There will be no supervisory/management responsibilities for any other employees