Finance Apprentice


Reports To:

Financial Reporting Manager

Start date:

August 2021

Salary Package: £16,500

For ambitious school leavers, a Softcat Apprenticeship is a great first step into the world of work. You earn, learn and gain qualifications while starting out on a structured career. Our award-winning scheme has set many Softcatters on the path to success.

Success. The Softcat Way

There’s a uniqueness to Softcat – what we do, how we do it and why we do it. That’s because we’re a technology solutions business built around our people. We give everyone the chance to step up and show how much they can achieve. We succeed when all our people succeed.

Your Role

The successful candidate will work alongside the team of accountants responsible for the company numbers, treasury, tax and accounting systems.   You will provide support and gain exposure to the key processes of this department, including but not limited to; accounts preparation, external and internal audits, balance sheet controls and reconciliations as well as cash forecasting and management.   You will gain a good insight into the management accounts process and be able to complete sections on your own with support.   This is an opportunity for an aspiring accountant to get involved with a quality reporting function in a fun environment that will help you learn some of the fundamentals you can then build upon to have a successful career in this area.   As part of this role, you will also be working toward a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration.

What you need

  • Good written word and comfortable with numbers
  • A strong communicator who can sell their ideas and judgements
  • Someone keen to get into the world of accountancy
  • Reliable and accurate with a good attention to detail
  • Strong ability/interest in understanding and managing spreadsheets and systems
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • A strong sense of curiosity and interest in learning
  • A drive to succeed and progress

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:  

  • Working flexible hours – we are flexible about your start times and end times each day


We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to  Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs – there really is something for everyone.  So  whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would  prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits €¦ it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.

To become part  of  the success story, please apply below.

Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.