Apprentice Accounts Assistant

Here at Pentagon Play, we are proud to be a Times Top 100 Company and pride ourselves on maintaining an engaged and motivated workforce.

We're recruiting for an apprentice finance assistant with a keen eye for detail, diligent and a conscientious approach. We use Xero (cloud-based accounting software) so any experience would be beneficial, but if not, you’d be ready and eager to learn through the apprenticeship scheme.

You will need careful attention to detail to support our Finance Manager and Finance Assistant and become a key member of the finance team. You'll be responsible for the company’s many transactions, ensuring everything is handled on time, correctly and reliably, enabling our management accountant to create accurate management reports and work on financial strategy.

Company Benefits

  • In House Gym
  • Frequent Training & Team Building Days
  • Holiday: 24 Days plus Bank Holidays (+ 2 Days on bonus, to be used at Christmas)
  • Company Bonus Scheme (after probation)
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Personal Annual Training Budget (up to £1000)
  • Annual Overseas Training Trip
  • Long Service Awards – additional holidays
  • Free Onsite Car Park


  • £11,500 (rising to £12,000 after probation)

Skills Required

  • Skilled in Microsoft excel
  • The ability to listen, absorb and demonstrate your understanding
  • Confident and determined
  • Practical mind
  • Data driven
  • Process Driven
  • Meticulous
  • Avid learner
  • Technically minded
  • Proactive
  • Objective


  • Support the management accountant by processing the transactions of an £8M turnover business, growing to £10M (and beyond)
  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Process purchase invoices
  • Match POs to purchase invoices
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Process sales invoices
  • Reconcile bank transactions
  • Set up bank payments
  • Make installer payments and CIS deductions

Successful completion of this apprenticeship will provide you with:

  • Finance skills and an AAT or equivalent qualification
  • Understanding of finance and accounting in business
  • A collaborative work environment
  • An in depth insight into the educational play industry
  • The opportunity to be part of a Times Top 100 Company

    To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV to [email protected]



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