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Finance Apprenticeship Programme 2018

Finance Apprenticeship Programme 2018

About Chaucer

Chaucer is a leading specialty insurance group providing clients with proven smart risk solutions for underwriting and claims. Their enterprising and trusted experts offer market-leading cross class capabilities, empowered decision-making and a tailored approach.

About the programme

Over 18 months, the programme provides you with specialist placements across our Finance Team and including full support for your professional accountancy qualifications (ACCA/CIMA) to ensure you gain a firm foundation on which to build your finance career.

The role

Our Apprenticeship Programme will develop your knowledge in every area of the accounting and reporting processes for insurance companies, from data capture and input, through the production and review of ledger information, to the preparation and analysis of reporting materials.

We believe that this approach will provide you with an in-depth understanding of accounting and reporting in the Lloyd’s insurance market and access to a broad network of market contacts which, together, will ensure that you have a firm foundation on which to build your finance career.

What we are looking for:


  • Level 3 AAT Qualification
  • 3 A level, A-B (ideally including Maths)
  • Committed to studying towards an accountancy qualification


  • Knowledge of accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

Personal Skills

  • Enthusiastic, passionate and committed to developing a career in accounting
  • A confident communicator with the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Able to think critically to solve problems and justify decision
  • Self-motivated and able to use their own initiative
  • Good attention to detail
  • Professional attitude and approach

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV, together with a covering letter outlining in no more than 500 words: Why have you decided to pursue an apprenticeship opportunity within finance and why do you feel you would be suited to working in our finance team?

Send your applications to by 2 March 2018

Please title your response ‘2018 Finance Apprenticeship Programme’ and include details of how you heard about the opportunity.

Good luck!!

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