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Accounts Apprentice

The Driving Spirit

Snows are an AM Top 50 automotive retailer covering 18 Brands at 52 franchises. Based in the south and south-west of England the business differentiates itself from its customers by delivering outstanding customer service for its customers and manufacturer partners. We are on the lookout for an Accounts Apprentice to work in our Head Office at Snows Southampton.

Your day

You will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of areas within finance supporting the team with a variety of tasks to help establish a strong foundation from which to grow your career. As an apprentice your responsibilities with gradually increase as your experience and understanding is demonstrated.


  • Responsible for opening post, answering telephone calls, filing processed paperwork and managing of designated email address.


  • Registering, scanning and passing invoices/credits on the purchase ledger.
  • Processing Parts invoices from individual manufacturers.
  • Chasing managers to authorise/verify invoices.
  • Passing invoices to the relevant nominals, once authorised.
  • Intercompany accounts reconciliation and payments (parts & vehicle).
  • Supplier statement reconciliations, including manufacturer parts statements.
  • Processing of monthly invoices for insurance products.
  • Managing outstanding payments and receipts.
  • Purchase Ledger payment run.
  • Purchase Ledger Closedown.

Have you got what it takes?

  • Prepared to study towards towards AAT
  • GCSEs in Mathematics and English grade 4 or higher
  • Recent Sixth Form or College Leaver
  • Attention to detail and maintain good, accurate quality of work.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and planning skills.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • Excellent phone manner.
  • PC, Microsoft, web literate.

What is in it for you?

  • Highly competitive salary.
  • Full training and support to help you immerse yourself in the role and Snows values.
  • 30 days holiday, inc. Bank holidays plus additional holiday entitlement as recognition of length of service with Snows at 5,10,15, 20 years anniversary. (Pro rata for part time employees).
  • Discounted MOTs, Service & Parts.
  • Recommend a Friend Bonus/ Introducing a Customer Bonus.
  • Life Assurance Benefit.
  • Snows Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Health Shield.
  • BEN – Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Excellent development opportunities to learn & grow with Snows.
  • Role dependant – tool box insurance /company car scheme/ Uncapped earnings potential through commission or bonus structures.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period; therefore, we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of applying then please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

** Important Consent Note ** By clicking the “Submit Application” button, you are expressly giving your consent to us sharing your CV within Snows. This is for the purpose that other roles within the Group may be suitable for you. As a result, you are giving your consent to receive email contact from Snows for the purpose of discussing available roles with you. Snows will not use your details for any other purpose or share your details with any third parties outside of the Group. If you do not give your explicit consent for the reasons stated above please do not click the “Submit Application” button.

Thank you for applying to Snows.


Location Head Office Southampton
Salary National minimum wage
Closing Date 29/07/2022

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