• 13/02/2024
  • £19,500 (Salary increases to £22,500 for Year 2)
  • Apprenticeship - Higher apprenticeship: level 4
  • Spalding Road, Bourne PE10 0AT
Higher Finance Apprentice - Job Ref: Finance Higher Apprentice

Bakkavor's Finance Apprenticeship provides an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in real jobs, alongside supportive training and mentoring. The Higher programme focusses on Management Accounting.

Apprenticeship summary

What will the apprentice be doing?

If you have a passion for numbers and want to understand how our finance teams help us to be the world’s leading fresh food manufacturer, alongside gaining an internationally recognised qualification then this is the place for you.

To be successful on the programme you will be self-motivated and have the drive to succeed. You will have strong numerical and communication skills and duties will include:-

Creating, and/or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation

Preparation and/or the drafting of monthly financial statements.

Understand and apply professional standards and legal  regulations to the organisation’s financial information.

Become proficient in the organisation's IT systems applicable to carrying out your role.

A commitment to learning is essential as is the ability to think on your feet and use your initiative.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You can expect to attain either the Level 4 Professional Accounting Technician or Level 3 Assistant Accountant apprenticeship standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of your programme, if you have successfully completed your apprenticeship and achieved the performance targets the we have set for you, you are guaranteed a permanent role with us.

Future career aspirations could be Assistant Financial Accountant, Assistant Management Accountant, Business Tax Assistant, Senior Financial Officer to name a few

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative


  • GCSE or equivalent in English and maths + three others (Grade 9 – 5 or A*- C) essential
  • A Level or equivalent any subject: 3 A Levels (Grade A*- C) essential





Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician
Level 4 (Higher national certificate)

Working week

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

Total hours per week: 37.5

Expected duration

2 years

Employer's application instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Closing Date – 

31st March 2024

Job Ref: Finance Higher Apprentice

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