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Finance Apprentice Landor & Fitch

The Finance Apprentice is a key position in the Landor & Fitch team, providing support across many areas of the Finance function. They will provide administrative support to the team and wider business, billing clients, supporting revenue recognition and reporting, obtaining evidence and filing correctly, and working with client teams to assist.

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Closing date: 23 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,644.00

    £13,644 - £18,532 Per annum

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105284

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The Finance Apprentice will be provided with the help and support to undertake Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Certificate with an AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. They will develop their skills throughout the role and through this they will be able to gain more exposure to more areas of the Finance Function as they progress

 

The core responsibilities for this role are:

  • Supporting revenue recognition and reporting in accordance with WPP Policies and IFRS
  • Obtaining evidence for month end revenue recognition and filing in job folders
  • Ensuring Inter-Office Agreements are filed in project folders
  • Working with Client services and Commercial partners to assist with Job creation and project management.
  • Billing of clients and intercompany counterparts timely and uploading invoices to client portals
  • Document and seek approval for any credit notes, revenue reversals or write offs in line with company policy
  • Supporting with internal/external and client audits as required
  • Supporting with AP queries from vendors or staff
  • Support in the set-up of new clients or vendors
  • Working with Financeplus to deal with any queries
  • Other adhoc duties as required

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

Assistant Accounts Level 3

Progression:
As well as ensuring full competency as an Assistant Accountant, this standard provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the Accounting sector including Audit Trainee, Corporate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller or Tax Accountant.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time role on completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Within 5 subject areas including Math and English (Grade A-C/8-4) Essential

Things to consider

As a member of the Finance Team, you will be enrolled onto the Assistant Accounts Level 3 Apprenticeship shortly after your start date. The apprenticeship takes approximately 18 months to complete and during this time you’ll achieve the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to work effectively in an Finance based role. This is a Apprenticeship role, and significant training and development will be available over an 18 month period. Whilst you will be fully supported to undertake and complete your studies, this programme does require personal commitment to study in your own time, in addition to the time provided by the Company. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to start off a fantastic career working for one of the most highly regarded and friendliest agencies in the world.

About the employer

As a company with studios across the globe, we power up the best minds from 31 teams in over 22 countries to create a unique skillset for each client. We spark ingenuity with global creative sprints that cross time zones and borders and spur on the best of our talent. That includes exceptional brand consulting and strategic design, brilliance in experience, retail and workplace design, and competition smashing motion design. We are part of the WPP group

Employer

Landor & Fitch

Address

SEA CONTAINERS

18 UPPER GROUND

LONDON

SE1 9GL

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Training

Training provider

BABINGTON BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED

Contact

Jamie Dobson

Jamie.Dobson@babington.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)


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