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Accounts Payable Administrator Apprentice (Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship) FRESH DIRECT LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Finance Team as an Administrator Apprentice, and gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the accounts receivable function. This is a key role to ensure the business receives payments for goods and services, and transactions are recorded accordingly.

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

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Employee benefits include: Access hundreds of discounts, cashback deals and exclusive offers at High Street stores, restaurants, cinemas. Employee assistance helpline and wellbeing portal. Contributory pension scheme. Life assurance.

    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

    Working hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The right candidate will develop a range of financial administrative skills, to become a pivotal support to the team. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Processing invoices​​​​​​
  • Reporting queries​​​​​​
  • Reconciling supplier accounts​​​​​​
  • Building key supplier relationships​​​​​​
  • Payment runs​​​​​​
  • Investigating and resolving supplier queries.​​​​​
  • Working closely with our Procurement and Stock department ​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English if required

Training will be delivered on site, with additional online workshops and learning with the training provider Babington.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a company dedicated to the development of our people, we have multiple colleagues who have gone through the apprenticeship route and progressed further in their career within the Finance Department.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Flexible attitude, Willingness to learn


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

About the employer

For 50 years, Fresh Direct have worked day and night 364 days a year to deliver globally and locally sourced fruit, veg, and dairy to hard-working chefs across the UK. We lead our industry in the scale and experience in which we source and buy, and only work with the best growers locally, nationally and globally. Fresh Direct is part of Sysco Speciality Group.




Fresh Direct

Lockett Rd,




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply directly on the company website

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Aug 2022