Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeships

Good with numbers? This could add up to the perfect start to your career in Finance?

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Applications are now closed for 2022.
We will open new roles in February 2023.

  • Education

Required qualifications

At least a grade 4/5 (C grade) in GCSE Maths & English (or equivalent)

  • Time

Apprenticeship duration

The Apprenticeship contract lasts for 2 years

  • Perspective


Develop your accounting career through on-the-job training a gaining professional accounting qualifications

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Start date

All Apprentices will be inducted together in mid-July and will network together throughout the programme

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The chance to grow a career within the Financial Controlling team of a large global organisation. You will study towards the Level 4 Professional Accounting Technician Apprenticeship Standard, including studying towards professional qualifications in either AAT or CIMA.

You will work alongside a professional team that manages financial reporting from the UK for a global business, often producing and analysing information that gets presented at Board level.

This is a unique opportunity to learn from those around you, gain professional qualifications, and grow your career in the financial world.

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What will you learn at RWE?

  • You will join a dynamic international environment with the team located in both Germany and the UK.

  • The team has a great team atmosphere with easy-going and experienced people to support your development on a daily basis.

  • You will quickly grow to take on responsibility and work independently, with tasks that have high visibility towards senior management across the entire company.

  • Tasks will include quarterly forecasting, annual budgeting, cost allocations, purchase requisitions and other reports and analysis that add value to our financial business.

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Accountant Using E Invoice Software At Computer

What existing attributes do you need?

  • You will be motivated to learn and develop a career within the Finance & Accounting sector.

  • You will have an affinity with numbers

  • You will have good written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to build trusting working relationships

  • Good IT skills and experience with MS Office, in particular use of Excel is preferred (but not essential)

  • The ability to balance work, study and other life commitments (you will be provided with the appropriate support and study time to achieve this)

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Salary
Up to 10% of salary in personal bonus each year

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Training
20% off-the-job training

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Test
Training & Development with Kaplan – one of the leading accounting training providers

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Meal allowance
Onsite restaurant facilities in a modern refurbished building

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Drinks

Free barista served tea, coffee and hot drinks

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Sports
On-site gym facilities

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Parking
Free parking

Benefits during the apprenticeship

  • Benefits and discounts
Company-wide benefits and discounts


We offer our Professional Accounting Technician Finance Apprenticeships at the following locations:
  • Swindon

    RWE Supply & Trading

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    RWE apprenticeship locations in the UK | RWE office in Swindon - entrance hall

    All the RWE Supply & Trading Apprentices are based in our UK head office in Swindon. We currently always have at least 12 current apprentices at the site and a growing number of former apprentices too. It is a modern office with free secure parking, good transport links, canteen, free tea, coffee and refreshments and our own on-site gym facilities.

    You can find more images and information on our Swindon office on our career pages on

    Any questions left?

    Kate Greening-Poade
    Kate Greening-Poade

    I'm Kate Greening-Poade from the RWE Supply & Trading Early Careers Team and manage our global IT and IT Developer Graduate Programmes alongside UK Placement Programmes and Apprenticeships at our office in Swindon. You’ve checked the information provided and there are still open questions left?

    I will be happy to answer them via email or phone +44(0)7795 932505.

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