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Business Administration Apprentice (Finance) FORD & STANLEY LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a friendly, supportive and growing team, and to kick start your career in business. Based in our finance team, you'll be assisting with the weekly contractor payroll, invoicing, and ensuring timesheets are submitted and approved on time. You'll also be dealing with contractor and client queries each day.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £220.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 07:30 - 16:30 1 hour unpaid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001840393

  • Positions

    1 available

Your duties will include:

  • Assist with day-to-day duties of the external Contractor payroll, including the running of the weekly contractor payroll
  • Dealing with incoming queries relating to client invoicing
  • Generation of Contractor/Permanent invoices
  • Continual general maintenance of CRM system
  • Telephone answering and message taking
  • Dealing incoming and outgoing post/emails
  • Greeting and welcoming visitors
  • General ad-hoc tasks such as photocopying, filing
  • Supporting the Finance Manager & Finance Team as and when required

We recognise that for many apprentices, gaining experience is a primary motivation. You will find at Ford & Stanley, much of your learning will be on the job giving you a diverse range of experiences to the many components that makes up the overall running of a vibrant business.

We have an established Genius Academy which pinpoints all of the competencies you will need to learn, and, via your team leader, we will ensure you progress your career.

Upon completing your apprenticeship, you will achieve a Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard. You will be permitted study time to keep up with your qualification and will be able to liaise with any member of staff for support. We are all happy to help our colleagues.

 

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Efficiency whilst maintaining a strong attention to detail
  • Confident and articulate
  • High energy individual
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Adaptability
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good IT literacy
  • Confidence within their own ability
  • Ability to work independently and under time pressure

Personal qualities

  • The successful candidates will be willing to learn and highly motivated
  • High energy individual
  • A strong attention to detail will be key, especially when it comes to creating and checking documents
  • You must be personable and confident working within a team, happy to answer and direct calls, and adaptable to an ever-changing priority list
  • Strong team working

Desired qualifications

Minimum of A-C (8-4) in maths & English GCSE or equivalents.

Future prospects

Upon completing your apprenticeship, you will achieve a Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard. You will be permitted study time to keep up with your qualification and will be able to liaise with any member of staff for support. We are all happy to help our colleagues.

Things to consider

22 days annual leave – this doesn’t include bank holidays. Annual leave increases yearly until 25 days


About the employer

About Ford & Stanley:

Ford & Stanley are a £15million turnover recruitment business based on Pride Park in Derby. We service the Digital, Rail and Infrastructure sectors and are known for our high quality of work and dedication to customer service. Our offices are modern, our staff are friendly and there is a strong sense of team work. Our mission is to provide 1 million better work days for our customers. This is our primary measure of success. We want our customers to feel that as a result of engaging with Ford and Stanley, we have managed to improve their working lives in some positive way.

Employer

FORD & STANLEY LIMITED

Address

44

Royal Scot Road

Derby

DE24 8AJ

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Training

Training provider

DBC Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by DBC Training

Contact

Heather Duffield 07375919487 heather@dbc-training.co.uk

Level 3 Business Administration

Remote learning 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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