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Apprentice Finance Assistant VERTAS GROUP LIMITED

Vertas are a Facilities management company offering various services including catering, cleaning, security, and many more. Our head office is based in Ipswich, and we offer services throughout the UK. They have an exciting opportunity for an apprentice to join the credit control team.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 9am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jan 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be a key support to our credit control team, this is the initial starting specialism.

Tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Sending statements
  • Responding to queries
  • Sending copies of invoices
  • Running debtor reports
  • Attending the weekly debt call to take minutes and email action points to attendees
  • Clearing unallocated cash
  • Learning to provide the best most efficient level of credit control possible to the business
  • Supporting our credit control team in their tasks

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic understanding of finance
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good level of the English language
  • Able to complete tasks and prioritise their workload

Personal qualities

  • A desire to liaise with customers
  • Methodical
  • Hard working
  • Well organised
  • Confident
  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grace 4 or above in maths and English, or equivalent, is required
  • A Levels in finance related topics is desired

Future prospects

There may be opportunity to become a permanent credit controller or move into other positions within the finance team in Sales Ledger/Billing, Purchase Ledger, Assistant management accountant or even become a finance business partner.

Things to consider

Fast paced environment with lots to do all day everyday. It is an open plan office. Long periods of time are spent on the computer. Vertas currently has 10 different entities to manage and is continuing to grow so there is a lot to learn and gain from working for a large company.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Facilities Management covering cleaning, catering, grounds and landscape, transport, energy, fleet, security across various locations around the UK.




Vertas Group Ltd, Beacon House, 53-65 White House Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College


Julia Rogers

  • Full Level 2 Accounts Assistant Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jul 2022