Apprentice Purchase Ledger / Accounts Clerk Indespension Hallmark Limited

Working for a market leading employer based in Horwich, Bolton you will become a valued member of the existing team and you will receive full support to ensure you reach your full potential. The successful candidate will provide purchase ledger support to the accounts team.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm with 1 Hour for Lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will take responsibility for general administration and accounting duties including:

  • Post is sorted and distributed if required and dealt with appropriately.
  • Purchase Ledger invoices are logged on a daily basis, as received.
  • Purchase Ledger Log to be reviewed regularly and chased as required.
  • Relevant authorisation is required before invoices are transferred to the Ledger.
  • Invoices are matched to delivery notes / GRN and any problems highlighted before posting to the Ledger.
  • Transactions are posted correctly.
  • Calls / Queries are dealt with quickly and efficiently.
  • Supplier Statements Reconciled upon receipt, any differences dealt with accordingly.
  • Expenses processed accurately and coded correctly.
  • Cashbook and petty cash cheques.
  • Processing BACS payments and raising cheques.
  • Scanning of invoices/credits for storage purposes.
  • Liaise with Credit Control with regard to contra entries.
  • Ensure filing is kept up to date.
  • Answering main telephone line calls and transferring to departments.
  • Any other ad-hoc duties required within the Finance Department.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication
  • Organisational
  • Time Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Use of IT – Word, Excel and Powerpoint

Personal qualities

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Excellent time management

Qualifications required

A-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics

Future prospects

Indespension are keen to provide opportunities for people to grow and progress within their chosen career, therefore there is opportunity for future employment and further qualifications for the right person. Other candidates have progressed onto permanent roles within the business and have stayed for a long time.

Things to consider

If you would like further information about this vacancy please contact the college directly and not the employer. Your application may not be considered if you do not follow this process. Please be aware that the vacancy may close before the stated closing date, at the employer’s request.

About the employer

Indespension Trailers is a market leader in the design, manufacture and sale of trailers, trailer parts and all associated towing accessories/services. Established nearly 50 years ago in 1968, being a private, family run and owned business, we understand that every customer is our priority; every product must be of excellent quality; customer service must be second to none. With 19 Indespension stores and hundreds of stockists across the UK & Ireland all supported by sales and technical backup from the Head Office, you are never far away from a professional and friendly service. Thousands of new and used trailers - plus a full range of parts and towing accessories for most makes of trailer - are available with Indespension stores, offering trailer servicing and repair and excellent towbar fitting facilities.


Indespension Hallmark Limited


Paragon Business Park, Chorley New Road



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Training provider

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration 
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities workbook
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Mathematics
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learning Unlimited


Recruitment Team 01612449443

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017