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Finance Administrator Apprentice FREEWAYS

We are looking for a full time Finance Administrator Apprentice to join our friendly and professional Finance team. This role will be key to providing invaluable administrative support to our busy team including finance functions such as bank reconciliations, updating and maintaining the cash-books and assisting with the fortnightly bank runs.

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Closing date: 06 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm (30 min unpaid lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000054049

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide general administrative support to the Finance Team as appropriate.
  • Attend team and other meetings, as appropriate, and take minutes if necessary.
  • Ensure all information is kept in accordance with Data Protection legislation, organisational policy and the requirements of confidentiality.
  • Deal with general queries from external customers, staff and managers by telephone, face to face and email.
  • Filing, photocopying and post.
  • The above list is not exhaustive and post holders may be asked to undertake any task commensurate with their role.

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

  • You will be working towards a Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship 
    Attendance of 2 workshops a month for the first 6 months
    Assessor visits to the workplace once the workshops have finished to prepare you for your End Point Assessment
    If you have not already achieved a C/4 + in both maths and English (or equivalent) and cannot provide evidence in the form of a certificate, you will also need to achieve Functional skills at Level 2, in both Numeracy and Literacy. This will include sitting an exam.
    You will be given 20% of your working week dedicated to your apprenticeship study, or Off the Job Training, to carry out self-supported study, compiling your portfolio or completing work set by your assessor
    End point assessment to achieve your final apprenticeship grade

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right candidate we would hope to be in a position for them to join the Finance team on completion but this can not be guaranteed.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT related qualification (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Freeways support adults with learning disabilities and/or physical/sensory impairments and provide person centred services that improve people’s lives. Our aim is to enable individuals to lead fulfilling lives, learn new skills, have a variety of experiences and make independent choices. We fundamentally believe that all individuals should be treated with respect and supported to be valued members of our communities irrespective of their ability

Employer

FREEWAYS

Address

FREEWAYS

LEIGH COURT BUSINESS CENTRE

PILL ROAD

BS8 3RA

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Training

Training provider

WESTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Contact

Anna Scarbro

annascarbro@freeways.org.uk

07879423792

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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