Are you a motivated and detail-oriented individual seeking a dynamic opportunity to kick-start your career in finance? Look no further! Johnsons Volkswagen is currently seeking a highly driven Apprentice Accounts Assistant to join our team based in Birmingham. This is an exceptional opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in a supportive and professional environment.

About Us:

Joining Johnsons Cars, you’ll be working with one of the UK’s leading independent Franchise Dealership Groups, with 58 multi-award winning Dealerships across the UK.

As an important member of the team, you’ll maintain the highest standards of professionalism and integrity at all times and deliver excellence in customer service.

We pride ourselves on the expertise and enthusiasm of our people and have a fantastic opportunity available for motivated, enthusiastic and committed individuals to join us.

As an Apprentice Accounts Assistant in our Divisional team based at our Volkswagen Dealership in Birmingham you’ll have the opportunity to shine with the support of the leadership team.

With people at the core of our strategy, we expect every colleague to have high levels of integrity, be passionate about their role and take ownership of internal customers’ needs in line with our core values.

Job Title: Apprentice Accounts Assistant

Location: Johnsons Volkswagen, Birmingham

Employment Type: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: From £11,282.40 - £21,973.60 based on a 40 hour week and dependent on the age of the successful candidate

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing day-to-day financial transactions, including accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records and data entry
  • Prepare financial reports, invoices, and statements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure accuracy and compliance in financial processes
  • Assist in reconciling bank statements and resolving any discrepancies


  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organisational and time management abilities
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Eagerness to learn and develop accounting knowledge and skills


  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities provided through a professional apprenticeship.
  • Mentoring and guidance from experienced professionals
  • Exposure to various aspects of financial accounting
  • Opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a supportive environment
  • 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 25 days with length of service
  • Your Birthday off!
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Johnsons Benefits – discounts on high street retailers, Holidays, Cinema, Restaurants and more.
  • Staff discounts across all 17 Johnsons brands
  • Optional Healthcare Cash Plans
  • Optional Income protection plans

How to Apply:

If you are ready to embark on an exciting journey towards building a successful career in finance, please submit your CV and a cover letter. We kindly request that you outline your motivation for pursuing an apprenticeship in accounts and highlight any relevant skills or experiences.

We appreciate all applications; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and ambitious individual to our team!

Johnsons Cars Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Ref: JC1706

Working Hours 40 hour week
Location Johnsons Volkswagen Birmingham
Salary £11,282.40 - £21,973.60
Benefits Apprentice
Closing Date 31/03/2024
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