Apprentice Finance Administrator Black Country Training Group Ltd

The purpose of this post is to work closely with all team members to ensure the smooth running of the finance department and all departments in terms of general administration duties.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • To help maintain the day to day financial tasks. 
  • To input Purchase Invoices onto Sage on a daily basis, ensuring purchases are posted to correct cost centres and have an approved purchase order.
  • To send out regular remittances for payments.
  • To help raise sales invoices as requested.
  • To send out monthly customer statements and assist with the credit control process.
  • To deal with customer/supplier queries regarding finance.
  • To maintain financial filing systems.
  • To support with the payroll processing.
  • To complete a monthly credit check for customers of The Apprenticeship Works.
  • To process card payments in respect of invoices via telephone.
  • To liaise with Sage regarding updates to the system and to resolve any queries.
  • To ensure any new members of staff complete an asset form and complete regular asset checks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Proficient IT skills, Microsoft Office, SAP / SAP CRM (preferable)
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Personal qualities

  • Calm
  • Dedicated
  • Dependable
  • Flexible
  • Be able to use own initiative


Qualifications required

3 GCSE's grade A - C or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

Hopefully Leading to full time Job

Things to consider

why do you want to work in this area of work

About the employer

Experience is in supporting, developing and working with Individuals and Providers to deliver the best learning and training solutions possible. They recognise the need to invest time and effort in supporting and working with Providers in there consortia.


Black Country Training Group Ltd


European Business Park

Taylors Lane


B69 2BN

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Training provider

AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2)

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017