Finance Apprentice

Finance Apprentice

Role Summary

The postholder will work as part of our finance team to ensure that all financial transactions with both customers and suppliers are accurate, timely, and compliant with good practice, and that the experience for customers and suppliers dealing with us is friendly and positive.

Main function and scope of position:​

  • Enter and manage transactions in Freeagent (accounting system)
  • Prepare invoices for services we have provided and send to customers
  • Follow up outstanding invoices with debtors in a timely and polite manner
  • Reconcile bank and card statements with records in Freeagent, liaising with card holders to obtain receipts
  • Support with payroll and expenses management
  • Scan records and file accurately
  • Assist with payment runs
  • Assist with VAT returns including verifying VAT receipts
  • Ensure the level 2 AAT qualification is achieved prior to the end of the contract
  • Comply with company policies and procedures
  • Any ad hoc duties as required.

Person Specification:

Qualifications:

  • 5 GCSEs at A-C (level 4 or above) including English and Maths

Skills:

  • Has the ability to enter data accurately
  • Has the ability to examine data to identify issues
  • Has the ability to reconcile data to minimise the chance of errors
  • Has the ability to plan and review work
  • Can demonstrate good listening and speaking skills to be able to communicate effectively in the right manner
  • Has the ability to maintain the security of accounting information using passwords and other appropriate security measures
  • Has the ability to organise self, prioritise workload and activity to meet deadlines
  • Has the ability to understand issues beyond own remit

Personal Qualities:

  • Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement
  • Seeks feedback and acts on it to improve their performance
  • Supports colleagues and collaborates to achieve results
  • Builds working relationships within own team and other parts of the organisation
Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: York
Working Location: Flexible

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