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Admin & Finance Apprentice Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board

Working within our Finance Department and reporting to our Head of Finance, we are looking for an Admin & Finance Apprentice to provide transactional and analytical support within various areas of the finance team. This will mean lots of experience across the whole area of finance within a busy team.

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Closing date: 27 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 9.00 – 5.15 (1 hour for lunch) Friday 9.00 – 4.00 (1 hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Process documents and data relating to payroll, expenses and accounts payable, in an accurate and timely
    manner, and in line with AHDB policies and processes
  • Provide assistance with queries relating to payroll and expenses/staff credit cards, and accounts payable
    (invoices, payments)
  • Assist with the preparation of payment runs
  • Provide support with ongoing projects which could include collaborative working with other functions across
    the organisation
  • Support the head of financial reporting and management accounts with financial reporting and data entry.
  • Provide assistance to other finance staff, as appropriate, ensuring the smooth running of the AHDB Finance
  • Carry out general administrative duties within the Finance department, such as filing, distribution of post,
    photocopying and archiving
  • Ensure all work is carried out in the strictest of confidence and in line with GDPR requirements
  • The post holder may be required to undertake other duties assigned by the line manager as appropriate.

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

You will receive support from an assessor to help you prepare for your End Point Assessment covering:

  • Knowledge
  • Skills
  • Behaviour

As required to meet Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.

  • You will attend online masterclasses every other week for 1 day
  • Maths & English Level 2 (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential full time position at the end of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4 (C) or above) Essential

Things to consider

Please complete the application form in full, this includes an accurate and detailed list of your qualifications. If you do not live near the employer address, please detail how you plan to travel/commute to the role, considering available transport and journey times.

About the employer

Our organisation is a statutory levy board based in agriculture. This means we collect levies from farmers, growers and others in the food supply chain. In return, we provide the industry with easy to use, practical advice which can be applied straight away to make better decisions and improve performance.


Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board


Stoneleigh Park

5th Street



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Training provider



Michelle Packeer

02476 478 812

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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