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Accounts Apprentice GEMINI REPAIRS LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice who is looking to take their first steps into the finance world. Alongside your studies you will assist all aspects of our finance function whilst developing the crucial key skills needed for a successful career in finance.

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,574.20

    16-17 years £5.81 18-20 years £7.83

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 09.00 -1700hrs

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000053105

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Processing purchase ledger invoices onto the accounts system in preparation for payment.
  • Sending invoices out within the company for authorisation and chasing up when they fall due.
  • Importing invoices onto the accounts system from the Bodyshop Management System.
  • Sending out remittances to suppliers during payment run.
  • Handling supplier telephone calls including payment enquiries.
  • Reconciling statements against purchase ledger and requesting copy invoices.
  • Assisting the credit control team with all aspects including allocations, reconciliation & debt collection.
  • Managing the daily post; distributing both incoming and outgoing post.
  • Other ad hoc duties to assist management when necessary, including letter writing.
  • Use of a range of computer software including Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Formal training is delivered by the learning provider HWGTA located in Worcester (WR4 9GN), monthly visits from your assigned Monitoring Officer who will analyse your development and will prepare you for your End Point Assessment to gain your qualification. AAT Level 2 qualification is also obtained.

You will receive weekly training which is a combination of face to face and remote, the remaining 4 days will be in the workplace.

Additional training for functional skills in English and Maths if needed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We continue to provide support up to the next level of CIMA. Potential for the right candidate to join the management accounts team.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Number skills, Friendly, Motivated, Positive attitude

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

The vacancy could close sooner than expected if a suitable candidate is found.

About the employer

We are an established group of vehicle repairing body shops based all over the UK. We have over 20 years’ experience in the industry and work with some of the country’s top insurance companies.

Employer

GEMINI REPAIRS LIMITED

Address

Gemini House

Stourport Road

Kidderminster

DY11 7QL

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Training

Training provider

HEREFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTERSHIRE GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Contact

Charlotte Anderson Ilic

Charlotte.AndersonIlic@hwgta.org

01905 330721

Apprenticeship standard

Accounts or finance assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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