Finance Apprentice - AAT - Starting As Soon As Possible P S L The Food Professionals

We currently have a vacancy for an AAT Trainee apprentice to join our small and friendly finance team at PSL in Warwickshire. This is a great opportunity for someone to start their career whilst training towards a professional AAT qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - Full Time

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main Duties:

  • To become familiar with the Finance Department’s Software - Great Plains Dynamics:
  • Coding and posting Purchase Ledger Invoices;
  • Checking Purchase Ledger Statements:
  • Assist with the bank reconciliation;
  • Assist with logging Purchase ledger payments onto the online banking system;
  • Time sheet validation and resolving queries;
  • Expenses chasing/checking/posting into Accounts System;
  • Mileage validation;
  • Credit Control updates/chase letters;
  • General correspondence
  • Provide office cover for finance colleagues holiday / absence;
  • Provide analytical support to the business for ad hoc reports and analysis. Other Duties;
  • Maintaining regular contact with college assessor:
  • Participating in team meetings and event planning;
  • Managing information in an efficient, effective and secure manner while maintaining confidentiality;
  • Complying with policies and procedures relating to health and safety, environmental legislation, customer service, quality and equal opportunities.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform such other duties as may be reasonably expected.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Competency/Technical skills needed*: Experience of Word and Excel desirable.

All technical skills will be taught on the job.

Personal qualities

Keen to progress, and learn;

  • Interested in business finance, and the role it plays in company management;
  • Focused and querying mind. Diligent, reliable, team player, personable.

Qualifications required

Good grades Maths and English Language GCSE. Economics/Business Studies/Accountancy GCSE would be desirable.

Future prospects

Potential Opportunities dependant on performance at PSL and Sodexo

About the employer

We’re your food solutions partner focussed on food procurement, recipe costing and allergen management for the hospitality industry. We have a team of experts of more than 70, equating to over 1,000 years of experience within the hospitality industry. Our success has been based on forming lasting relationships with our clients, as well as more than 150 accredited suppliers who help to ensure we continually supply the highest quality standards of food whilst controlling costs and increasing profits and margin. Our clients, suppliers and staff members are the three key partners which form one formidable team, whereby success only occurs when all three stakeholders benefit. Founded in 1993, PSL are food procurement and margin improvement management experts, specialising in the food service market


P S L The Food Professionals




Leamington Spa

CV32 4DG

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Additional location information

11-13 The Parade Leamington Spa Warwickshire CV32 4DG

Training provider

We will support you to obtain your AAT Level three qualification under the AAT standards.This training will be provided in accordance with our training provider (Kaplan Financial). The training could be delivered on a day-release basis, evening, weekend or via the Live Online route.

Apprenticeship standard

Accounting > Assistant Accountant

Training provider

Kaplan Financial

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kaplan


Mel Parker 0121 200 8463

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Sep 2017