Finance Administrator Apprentice WYG Leeds

This is a front office finance role reporting to the Discipline Project Finance Supervisor covering selected disciplines and supporting the wider WYG UK region when necessary. A flexible working pattern and attitude is required to meet the demands of the business at key dates in the financial calendar.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    37.5 Hours per week – flexible to meet business targets

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant will be responsible for posting high volumes of project sales invoicing into the WYG Officebase system and dealing with all invoice queries.

A key aspect of the role will be the development of positive working relationships with other teams such as credit control, client services, operational finance and UK operations including Project Directors and Project Managers.

Success in this role will be measured by delivery of departmental KPI’s and by completion of daily, weekly and monthly project accounting tasks to agreed deadlines and quality standards.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

In order to be considered for the post, candidates should have the following;

  • Previous administrative experience in a similar role, or clear evidence of an ability to be able to grow quickly into such a role.
  • An understanding of finance would be advantageous.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Must be able to manage and process high volumes of invoicing.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
  • High level of accuracy and speed required.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Self-motivated and driven but with the ability to work as part of a larger team.
  • Must have a flexible approach and attitude to meet the peak demands of the business.
  • Ability to operate in a professional manner at all times, and in line with business practice and policy.
  • Computer literate with a sound working knowledge of relevant software packages, notably Microsoft Excel.

Personal qualities

In order to be considered for the post, candidates should demonstrate the following;

  • Collaborating                                                        
  • Communicating Effectively                 
  • Continuously Improving                                      
  • Delivering Results                                                
  • Focusing on our Clients                                      

Qualifications required

GCSE A-C (or equivalent) is desired or the ability to reach this during programme. 

Future prospects

International organisation with lots of opportunities for development into other roles and areas within the business for the right candidate.

Things to consider

5 week annual leave, birthday off as annual leave, company health scheme, 3% employer contribution to pension.

About the employer

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.


WYG Leeds


Arndale Court Arndale Centre



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Training provider

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration comprising of:-

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2 in English
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2 in Maths
  • Functional Skills Level 1/2 in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by C M S Vocational Training Ltd


Mandy Hodson 01924470477

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017