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Finance Administration Assistant Apprentice Benenden Health

Do you want a career within a business not driven by profit, but by providing excellent service? A career within a business sustained by a genuine community, with everyone coming together to support each other? A business with an amazing history and a bright future? We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Administration Assistant Apprentice.

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

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • Salary review after 12 weeks successfully in the role • Free Benenden Health membership • Free Health and Wellbeing cash plan (dentistry and optician fees) • Up to 35 days annual leave • Pension with up to 10% employer contributions

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to the Finance Technician Supervisor, the post holder will:

  • Deal accurately with all incoming and outgoing post into the department
  • Finance Invoices Mail – dealing with internal and external emails
  • Scan various documents received onto Scanfile as requested by the Finance Technicians Supervisor & Technicians
  • Monitor departmental stationery and office supplies
  • Produce and dispatch the daily letter mailings
  • Deal positively and accurately with oral and written enquiries from colleagues
  • Process relevant database cleansing and updating
  • Authorise all BACS invoices to members
  • Set up new suppliers and run D&B reports in line with the Finance policies and raise any concerns surrounding these with the Finance Technician Supervisor
  • Set up new corporate schemes as requested and process any amendments
  • Adhoc admin duties as requested by the Finance Technicians Supervisor & Technicians when required

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

You will attend York College on a day release basis, where you will work towards developing knowledge, skills and behaviours.  At work you will consolidate the on-programme learning with the support of the employer. An assessor will visit every 8-10 weeks to discuss and monitor progress on the apprenticeship in conjunction with the employer.

At college you will study skills in the use of multiple IT packages and systems in order to write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes and record and analyse data. 

At the end of the apprenticeship, the qualification awarded is Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible career progression or long-term position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Registered office is based in York. After you submit your application, please look out for an email from You must reply, otherwise your application will not be considered

About the employer

Benenden Health was founded in 1905 to provide treatment for postal workers suffering from Tuberculosis. There are now nearly 850,000 members and around 350 permanent employees. Benenden are a not-for-profit organisation with a goal to improve the nation’s health.


Benenden Health


Holgate Park Drive


YO26 4GG

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Training provider



Business Partnerships


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Aug 2022