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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

  • Annual wage

    £11,440.00

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071911

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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.

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

You will work towards a business adminstration level 3 qualification

All training is delivered remotely with a dedicated development coach

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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 and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, High energy, Confidence, Excellent telephone manner, Adaptable, Keen to learn

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

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

About the employer

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

42-44 ROYAL SCOT ROAD

PRIDE PARK

DERBY

DE24 8AJ

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Training

Training provider

DERBY BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED

Contact

Heather Duffield

heather@dbc-training.co.uk

07375919487

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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