Accounts Assistant Apprenticship

JD Sports Fashion Plc
10 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
JD Sports Fashion PLC are seeking a passionate and career driven individual to undertake the role of Accounts Assistant with their fast paced and ever growing Finance Team situated at JD's Head Office in Bury, Greater Manchester.

This role is an Apprenticeship role with JD Sports which will provide the successful candidate with a solid foundation and understanding of the role of Accounts Assistant.


This opportunity will give you a great insight into how a finance department operates within a large, fast-paced retail business and provide you with hands on experience where you can add real value to the team.

During the apprenticeship you'll study towards AAT qualification (Assistant Accountant Level 3) through our training provided (iCount) whilst gaining invaluable experience across our Treasury and Purchase Ledger teams.

Responsibilities within these teams will include:

cashbook postings

bank reconciliations

supplier statement reconciliation

posting invoices within our Oracle accounting system

handling petty cash requests

store banking reconciliation

3 way matching of stock receipts

On a day to day basis, you'll be liaising with your finance colleagues, other members of head office, stores colleagues and suppliers.

Once the apprenticeship is completed, there will the opportunity to study CIMA or ACCA qualifications and progress into the accounting functions.

If you are seeking your first role within the Finance/Retail industry and you would like to establish yourself as an important member of the JD Finance Team as well as establishing yourself as the absolute 'Best Of The Best' and you have the skills and experience we're looking for then we want to hear from you today!
Best Things
In return JD Sports Fashion PLC offer a wide range of rewards such as a fantastic working culture alongside a competitive salary and attractive benefits package as well as opportunities to progress throughout the wider business.
Looking For
Skills required/Experience Needed;

A-Levels with predicted grades of A-C, with a least one A-Level in the following subjects (Accounting, Business Studies, Maths, Economics).

5 GCSE’s at C or above (including Maths and English).

It would be desirable to have work experience in a finance environment.

As part of the apprenticeship, full training will be provided, but a proactive approach, strong communications skills, interest in retail and good Microsoft Office skills would be an advantage

How to apply;

Please send your CV and covering letter to .