Accounts Support Administrator Alcaline

Want to be a fundamental part of a fantastic team, in a busy open plan office? You will learn to work accurately, efficiently and will develop a wide variety of skills. If you feel you have the ability and you thrive to succeed please apply.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 9am-6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The bulk of your main duties will be;

-  Using a bespoke logistics computer system to raise invoices to customers

- Dealing with delivery paperwork as it comes into the office but also performing a variety of administration duties as part of your day to day work. 

- You will be checking driver’s delivery and collection paperwork, and entering the details onto our logistics computer management system. 

- You will be checking prices and costs, and that each movement of goods has been carried out correctly.  Then, you will be able to raise invoices on the system and send them, and any accompanying proof of delivery paperwork, to customers. 

- You will be dealing with customers in the UK and multiple European countries, so you will learn to be confident speaking to and emailing people whose main language is not English. 

- You will be working in different currencies, and will also learn about differing rules about UK and European VAT invoicing. 

- There will also be a variety of administration jobs, working as an assistant in the accounts department, such as maintaining fuel logs, vehicle records, and filing systems.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will need to be confident with Microsoft – Mainly Outlook and Excel.  Basic knowledge is required and anything additional will be taught.  As our invoicing system is bespoke so full training will be given.

Personal qualities

Honesty, consistency and reliability are key to this role.  You will be working as part of a team, and will be a vital addition to the office.  An outgoing personality will help, but also an ability multi task, and a desire to learn and progress.

Qualifications required

English and Maths GCSEs (A-C / 9-4 Grades).  ICT Skills

Future prospects

Permanent Employment with an expanding forward thinking company, and the potential to study further if you desire.

Things to consider

Can be a loud and highly fast paced so must be able to deal with pressure

About the employer

We are a well established International Haulage company offering services throughout Europe. Alcaline was founded in 1993 in Kent. We are fully accredited with ISO9001. Our specialist areas are Italy and the Netherlands where we have several daily departures with full or groupage loads. Other countries where we operate successfully with established partners are Eastern France, Belgium, Germany and we are now developing the markets of Austria, Switzerland and Poland. The office base of Alcaline is made up of Italy, Eede in the Netherlands and Ashford in the UK. Our modern operation which we constantly upgrade, provides the tracking and overall service our customers demand, who include several Blue Chip and Automotive organisations.




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Training provider

Full in house training to be provided by the employer with the on going support from Eask Kent College. A dedicated assessor will assess you in the work place every 6 to 8 weeks.

Combined qualification - Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration

You will be required to attend college to complete your functional skills if you have not currently achieved your GCSEs for English, maths and ICT at grade D or above.

Employer’s rights and responsibilities.

Personal learning and thinking skills

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Kent College


Glenn Scott

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017