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Accounts Payable Apprentice HARMONY FIRE LIMITED

The role is suited to an ambitious person who is looking to gain broad experience in a versatile Finance role, working within a company that supports ambitious people to achieve great outcomes. The environment is very fast paced; therefore, the role requires excellent timekeeping and planning. Your role will include processing purchase ledger invoices, including matching invoices against purchase orders and resolving internal and external queries.

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Closing date: 21 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm, however we can be flexible.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119209

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Processing purchase ledger invoices, including matching invoices against purchase orders and resolving internal and external queries
  • Reconciling supplier statements to the Purchase Ledger on Xero
  • Keeping supplier accounts up to date and negotiating enhanced credit terms, settlement discounts and limits
  • Assisting with the monthly bank reconciliations, following up any discrepancies that arise
  • Producing end of month supplier payment runs and supplier remittances for payments made
  • Processing employee expense claims and receipts
  • Understand the balances on the debtors and creditors individual accounts, resolving any queries that arise
  • Reviewing accounting entries at month to validate transactions have been posted in the correct ledgers
  • Supporting the Credit Control and Sales Invoicing functions as required

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

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Assistant Accountant, Level 3 (A level) standard.

On completion the apprentice will receive and Assistant Accountant qualification. Functional Skills in maths and English may also be required depending on current level.   

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Harmony is at the forefront of modern business methodology and is offering a heavily performance orientated package with great opportunities for any enthusiastic individual who believes in hard work and achieving high levels of customer service.

If the apprenticeship is a success, there will be an opportunity for a full-time position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment. Please also note, the current office address is based in Milborne Port however due to the company moving to a Yeovil site this is where you will be based when the apprenticeship starts.

About the employer

Harmony is a specialist fire and security engineering contractor working nationwide across all industry sectors providing a fully comprehensive fire & life safety package to our clients. Harmony is a people focused company which aspires to provide an excellent opportunity for ambitious people looking to add value to a business and where effort and achievements are recognized and rewarded in a supporting and enthusiastic work environment whilst encouraging you to be the best you can be. Harmony is at the forefront of modern business methodology and is offering a heavily performance orientated package with great opportunities for any enthusiastic individual who believes in hard work and achieving high levels of customer service. Here at Harmony, we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a people focused business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

Employer

HARMONY FIRE LIMITED

Address

Watercombe Ln, Watercombe Park

Lynx Trading Estate, Yeovil

BA20 2HL

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Contact

Nikita Thomas

Nikita.thomas@yeovil.ac.uk

01935845421

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)


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