Apprentice – Accounts Assistant

Employer Description

ESCP Business School was founded in 1819. The School has chosen to teach responsible leadership, open to the world and based on European multiculturalism. Six campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw are the stepping stones that allow students to experience this European approach to management. In 2023, ESCP was ranked 3rd in the FT European Business Schools rankings. Several generations of entrepreneurs and managers were trained in the firm belief that the business world may feed society in a positive way. Each year, ESCP welcomes 9000+ students and 5000 managers from 130 different nationalities. We offer a full range of full-time degree programmes from our generalist BSc in Management, Master in Management (FT-ranked 5th worldwide), and MBA in International Management (FT-ranked 27th worldwide) to a portfolio of over 20 specialist Master-level programmes, including our MSc in Finance (FT-ranked 1st worldwide), and to PhD. We also deliver executive education programmes including the Executive MBA (FT-ranked 5th worldwide), specialist Master-level executive degree programmes, and Executive PhD. All of the programmes include a multi-campus experience.

Main description

As part of the Finance team, you will support the Payables and Receivables functions of the London campus.

Accounts Payables (AP) duties:

  • Reconcile Supplier’s invoices to Purchase orders before import into the Accounting system
  • Monthly reconciliation of Credit card and travel agency statements
  • Creating Suppliers (after compliance checks) in Purchase orders systems and SAP
  • Dealing with AP queries and emails


  • Processing incoming payments
  • Processing all outgoing payments (incl. Direct Debits)
  • Sales and purchase ledger reconciliation


  • Assist the team with end-of-year entries (prepayments, and accruals)
  • Contribute to ad-hoc Budget and Cost control tasks

Entry requirements: GCSE or equivalent 

Skills required

  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Number skills

Training to be Provided: AAT level 3

Things to consider

If you are successful in securing an interview, you are likely to be required to attend a pre-interview at ESCP. £325-345 per week depending on profile.

Future Prospects

Possibility to stay and progress to level 4 or ACCA depending.

At a Glance

  • Salary: £ 325 per week
  • Working Week: Mon- Fri
  • Duration: 18 Months
  • Possible Start Date: 19/11/2023
  • Application Close Date: 17/11/2023
  • Apprenticeship Standard: Assistant Accountant (Level 3)


ESCP Europe Business School
527 Finchley Road,
London, England.

 Published on 19-11-2023
 Deadline NA