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FINANCE APPRENTICE – ACCOUNTANT LIBERTY GLOBAL SSC LIMITED

Our Finance Apprenticeship roles will suit an individual with a strong desire for a finance career, who wishes to pursue an Accountancy Qualification (ACCA or CIMA). Liberty Global SSC acts as a central services provider for the wider Liberty Global (LG) group, supporting a number of businesses across the LG footprint including Virgin Media.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £22,500.00

    Company Benefits, Pay review upon completion of qualification. This will include role performance.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000085863

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Month end accounting for Liberty Global Central including preparing journals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare analysis and provide insight into areas of focus
  • Working within internal reporting deadlines
  • Making recommendation to improve and simplify processes
  • Data processing e.g., raising invoices or performing daily bank reconciliations
  • SOX compliance
  • Participation in ad-hoc projects

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

Through formal training and development as well as the experience you gain on the job, you will be able to develop a wide range of skills including:

  • Data analysis and manipulation
  • Financial acumen
  • Communication
  • Multiple systems and applications

You will be studying towards your apprenticeship through our external training provider through online access. As an apprentice you will be allocated a dedicated number of days to attend these courses.

By the end of your apprenticeship, at a minimum, you’ll have achieved your professional Accountancy Qualification (ACCA or CIMA).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We’re looking for people who are serious about learning and growing, particularly within a Finance environment, and who can take a logical, methodical, and proactive approach to work. 

We support our apprentices in gaining rounded experience through our rotation programme which will be a great start to their accounting career!  


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade GCSE - grades 9, 8, 7, 6, 5) Essential
A Level or equivalent Other (Grade Minimum of 3 A Levels (A-C) Essential
Other Part qualified accountant or Degree (Grade AAT Level 3 or 2:1 Degree) Essential

About the employer

Liberty Global Shared Service Centre (LGSSC) acts as a central specialty service supporting the wider Liberty Global group with specialisms in areas of Finance, Accounting, People, Legal & Systems. This central team supports a number of businesses across the Liberty Global footprint including Virgin Media. It is an exciting time to join us on our journey as we continue to grow our services; offering a wide range of opportunities to experienced talent who embrace a culture of change & collaboration. Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video, and mobile communications services. Our businesses deliver next-generation products through advanced fibre and 5G networks that connect 85 million subscribers across Europe and the United Kingdom. Our businesses operate under some of the best-known consumer brands, including Virgin Media-O2 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise UPC in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Eastern Europe. Our consolidated businesses generate annual revenue of more than $7 billion, while our joint-ventures in the U.K. and the Netherlands generate combined annual revenue of more than $17 billion. Our global investment arm, Liberty Global Ventures, has a portfolio of more than 50 companies across content, technology and infrastructure, including strategic stakes in companies Plume, ITV, Lions Gate, Univision, the Formula E racing series and several regional sports networks

Employer

LIBERTY GLOBAL SSC LIMITED

Address

Mayfair Business Park

Broad Lane

Bradford

BD4 8PW

Contact

Jayne Marlow

jmarlow@libertyglobal.com

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Training

Training provider

BPP PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)


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